Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Here Today, Where Tomorrow? (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

This article is about an annual program for young women, initiated in 1985. It was conceived and developed in response to the voices of women enrolled in college level career change programs. These women described a lifetime lack of practical learning experiences and work opportunities that provided both satisfaction and financial independence.

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Transforming Mathematics Pedagogy (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

In this article, the author, a professor of mathematics in a postsecondary institution, tells the story of her efforts to change her teaching style in order to avoid discriminating against students who are currently denied access to mathematics. She succeeded in providing a more meaningful and equal mathematics education for all students.

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Training: For Self-sufficiency or Dependency? (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 1

Women have clearly indicated their desire for education and training. This article discusses what can be done to improve women's access and participation in such programs, particularly publicly-funded training.

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Touching Beauty (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 2

In this article, the author describes how and what she learns as a painter.

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A Model for Feminist Workplace Education (1993)

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

This article describes the University Preparation Course in Women's Studies, a non-credit program sponsored by the Corporation of the City of Toronto and the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. Designed for women employees who have not had the opportunity to attend university, it addresses the important equity goal of increasing the representation of women in management by providing access to higher education in the workplace.

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Mentorship and Women (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

The British Columbia Mentorship Program was established to provide women with a support network in the work world and to recognize the importance of professional role models in helping women achieve their career goals.

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Speaking Against Patriarchy: Women in the Catholic School System (1995)

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

In a previous article entitled "Criticizing the Pope: A Catholic Teacher's Experience" (Wedf, Fall 1994), the author outlined the successful arbitration case she fought against the Metropolitan Separate School Board in Toronto over her removal in 1992 as a teacher of religion. For several years, she had been an outspoken critic of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, specifically on issues related to women and sexual abuse.

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Women and Power (1984)

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

When this article was written, Chaviva Hosek was the president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. This article contains the text of a speech presented at "Women and Power: Making a Difference", a conference held in Quebec in November of 1983.

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Women and CJS Programs in Nova Scotia (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses the re-entry component of the Canadian Jobs Strategy (CJS) in Nova Scotia.

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Women Academics in Britain and Canada (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

The author, an associate professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, was previously a lecturer in education at the University of Bristol, England.

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