Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

The Forum (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - vol. 4 no. 1

In this article, the author describes a U.N. women's conference which took place at the University in Nairobi.

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Feminist Therapy: A Transformative Educational Tool (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - vol.4 no. 1

This article critiques existing physical and mental health services for women and discusses new services designed to meet the specific needs of women from a female perspective. The new psychological theory recognizes that females develop differently from males.

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The Cedar Glen Declaration (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 • vol.5 no.3

A coalition of ten national organizations concerned with literacy met in 1987 at Cedar Glen, a conference centre north of Toronto, to develop a policy statement on literacy. CCLOW participated in this endeavor and assisted in creating the Cedar Glen Declaration. The complete text of the declaration is presented here, in both English and French.

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CASP! Do You Really Want One in Your Neighborhood? (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 • vol.11 no.1

In this article, the author describes the Community Academic Services Program (CASP), a community-based literacy program in New Brunswick. Also discussed in the article is the author's view on the positive and negative aspects of the program.

The article is presented in English with a summary in French.

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Can this Marriage Be Saved? Women and the Canadian Labor Market (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1994 • vol.11 no.2

In this article, the author discusses her involvement in a research project on women's education and training policy and its relation to the labor market. Her role in this project was to take a look at the positive contribution that training can make to the lives of women.

The article was written in English and includes a summary written in French.

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Building Foundations for Technical Training: WITT Standards and Guidelines (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 • vol.10 no.3/4

This article discusses program development standards for courses for women interested in exploring non-traditional occupations in trades, technology, operations and blue collar work. The standards were developed by the WITT (Women in Trades and Technology) National Network.

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Building Communities for Change: Interview with Joan Kuyek (1988)

Woman's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 • vol.6 no.4

This article features an interview with Joan Kuyek, who, at the time of the interview, had been the Economic Justice Coordinator with the United Church for two and a half years and had been involved in community organizing for 23 years.

The interview is presented in English with a summary included in French.

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BRIDGES: An Employability Program For Abused Women (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about the “BRIDGES Employment Training Project” in Victoria, BC. All the participants are women survivors of child-hood and/or adult abuse who identify the abuse as a major barrier to employment. BRIDGES addresses gaps in education that are part of the legacy of abuse. Overcoming this barrier and making changes is accomplished through learning, both academic and social.

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Bridges to Equity (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 • vol. 9 no.2

This article is about the “BRIDGES to Equity training program (BRIDGES)”, an employment equity measure developed by the City of Toronto, designed to help women employees move from their traditional jobs into trades, technology, or operations within their own organization.

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Beyond the "Culturally Sensitive": Violence Prevention by Education Wife Assault (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about “Education Wife Assault”, a Canadian organization founded in 1978 with a mission to inform and educate the community about the issue of wife assault/woman abuse in order to decrease the incidence of physical, psychological, emotional and sexual violence against women and the effect that woman abuse has on children.

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