Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Between Silence and Silence (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 • vol.9 no.4

This article is written by the mother of three children, single after leaving a twenty year marriage. In this article, she shares memories of abuse and neglect, from childhood to adult, and the event that helped her to finally break free from the cycle of abuse.

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Best Thing That Ever Happened: Choosing Engineering, The (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 • vol.9 no.1

In this article, a woman discusses her choice of the pre-dominantly male profession of engineering as her career.

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

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At Odds with Science? (1991)

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

This article discusses women's representation in medicine, mathematics, science, engineering and the technologic trades and the perception by some that scientific work is not women's work.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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As An Educator, What Can I Do? (1992)

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

This article offers strategies to educators who are working with students from violent homes and abused women.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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Marketing Non-traditional Jobs to Girls and Women (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 • vol.5 no.1

This is a summary of the findings and recommendations of the study Marketing Non-traditional Jobs to Girls and Women (1985), commissioned by the Women's Employment Directorate of Employment and Immigration Canada.

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African Training and Employment Centre (1991)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Fall, Vol. 9, No. 2

This article profiles Toronto's "African Training and Employment Centre", which offers training programs to Toronto's African community, including a micro-computer skills training course, ESL, life skills, pre-employment preparation, and a Computer Numerical Control Operator Program.

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

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Adult Basic Education: Whose Responsibility? (1986)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Fall, Vol. 5, No. 1

This article discusses the great need for Adult Basic Education (A.B.E.), which is intended to include education for adults who have not completed high school. It also poses questions about what agencies are and/or should be responsible for providing ABE programs across Canada. The author maintains that a united Federal/Provincial effort is needed to provide Adult Basic Education to all who need it.

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Administrative Pimping for Fame and Profit: Part 2 (1995)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 11, No. 3

This is an article about the University of Windsor's employment equity positive action plan and a perceived lack of public recognition concerning its success.

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Academic Freedom and Diversity in Canadian Universities (1995)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Fall, Vol. 11, No. 4

This paper was presented at the Canadian Studies Conference on "The Canadian University in the Twenty-first Century” in 1994. The author discusses diversification among faculty, staff and student populations in universities in Canada and in other Western industrial states, as well as academic freedom, as it relates to rights of students, faculty and staff to challenge existing power relations.

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About Us: Challenging the Stereotypes (1990)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Autumn, Vol. 8, No. 2

This article discusses the myth that women, and particularly older women, are unimportant in society, and that women must not allow themselves to be defined by insensitive and inappropriate stereotypes.

The article is written in English, with a summary provided in French.

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