Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

"I Would Emphasize the Joy of Science": An Interview with Ursula Franklin (1991)

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

This interview is conducted by Jan Clarke, guest editor of this issue of Women's Education des femmes. She interviewed Ursula Franklin, who is well known for her interest in the social impact of technology.

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Grounding Our Assumptions on Women and the Economy (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

This article examines “grounding assumptions” developed by the Women's Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, concerning women's work and its contribution to the economy. These grounding assumptions are statements used in discussion groups, as the basis for talks and workshops, and for helping other groups to develop their own grounding assumptions to reflect their particular community

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Interview: Greta Hofmann Nemiroff (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

This interview was conducted by Susan McCrae Vander Voet, the managing editor of Women's Education des femmes in 1986 and former director of CCLOW. At the time of the interview, Greta Hoffman Nemiroff was a feminist educator and Director of the New School, Dawson College, in Montreal. She was a feminist writer and was Quebec Director of CCLOW for several years.

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Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: A Not-So-Trivial Pursuit (1993)

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

This questionnaire was intended to test the reader's knowledge of the connections between training, education and employment for women in the 1990's.

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Go For It (1991)

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

When this article was written, the author was a grade thirteen student in Ontario. She describes her positive experiences with science fairs in school, and her passion for science.

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McGill Students for Literacy: A Feminist Assessment (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

McGill Students for Literacy (MSL) is an independent literacy organization founded and operated by McGill University students. Its mandate is to train McGill students to tutor adults and youth in basic literacy skills and to promote awareness of illiteracy issues. MSL's tutoring services are free and all of the students involved work as volunteers.

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South Asian Women Academics in Montreal (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

During the second half of the twentieth century, women academics in Canadian post-secondary institutions increased in number and also became more ethnically diverse. However, the author found that the existing research considered women faculty members as one group, thus hiding the situation of ethnic minority women.

This paper attempts to remedy this situation by reporting on a study of South Asian women academics in Montreal.

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Get Real! Developing Curricula that Respond to Women's Lives (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

A research project was undertaken by the author, with the assistance of a group of women, adult students from a Personal Life Management course the author was facilitating.

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Grab It Where You Can (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

How does a woman upgrade her education and skills when she lives in a remote northern community? When the only road winds 25 kilometers north-east to a couple of small villages on the lake? When the nearest university is several hundred kilometers away? And what happens when a woman has children at home, and no money to spare?

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Interview: Lillian Nakamura Maguire (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

This interview was conducted by Janet Patterson, the BC Director for CCLOW in 1987. At the time of the interview, Lillian Nakamura Maguire was the Yukon Director for CCLOW, as well as the coordinator of personal skills development programs at Yukon College in Whitehorse. She was a distance education, self-directed learner in the Master of Adult Education program at St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia.

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