Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Women and University Distance Education in Canada (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

Distance education is a referring to learning that takes place outside schools, colleges, and university campuses. Students at any level and of any age learn independently through print packages and textbooks, audiotapes or radio, television, satellite and videotape, teleconference, and through computers.

This article discusses distance education, its advantages for women and its use in postsecondary institutions.

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A Life Skills Program for Strippers (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 1

A group of women from the burlesque/striptease field wanted to develop a self-help support group. They saw themselves as a group marginalized by society and largely ignored by the existing social service system.

A pilot program was implemented and the author was hired as a leader. In this article, the author discusses this life skills coaching program.

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Let Women Speak Their Diversity! An Interview with Charlotte Bunch (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

This article contains an interview with Charlotte Bunch, U.S. feminist activist and author. At time the article was written, she was employed as the Director of the Center for Global Issues and Women's Leadership at Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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Learning/Teaching Feminist Counselling (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

This article is about the Counselling Women Certificate Program (C.W.C.P.), offered, at the time the article was written, by the Women's Program through the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta. The course was designed for women who work with women in counseling settings and who are interested in a feminist perspective.

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Learning Working Knowledge: Implications for Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article concerns a study conducted in cooperation with CCLOW and through funding provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. During the study, in-depth, open-ended interviews were conducted with over forty women to hear what knowledge and skills they felt they had to learn to be effective at their jobs and how and where they learned these things.

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Learning to Tell My Own Stories (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 4

Pamela Simmons graduated in 1995 from the University of Western Ontario, and then planned to pursue a career as a freelance writer. In this article, she shares her thoughts and experiences on achieving her degree.

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Learning to Help Ourselves: Support Groups for Older Farm Women (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

This article talks about the isolation of older farm woman and introduces a handbook, Sowing Circles of Hope, written to identify ways in which older farm women can benefit from their participation in support groups.

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Women and the National Training Act-Executive Summary of CCLOW's Research Project (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1984 - Vol. 2, No. 4

This article contains an edited version of the Executive Summary of "The National Training Act: It's Impact on Women", presented by CCLOW to the Director General of CEIC, Sask. Region in March of 1984.

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LINC to What? (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article discusses LINC, or Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, and its complementary program, Labour Market Language Training (LMLT), introduced by the federal government in January of 1992.

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The Limits and Possibilities of Privatization (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

The privatization of government- funded labour market programs for women has significantly altered the context of job-entry training both for participants and trainers. This changing context has created both opportunities and constraints for women.

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