Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

The UN Decade for Women : One Woman's Personal Assessment (1985)

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

In this article, the author reflects on the U.N. Decade for Women, which ended in 1985. She notes that it must be acknowledged that the achievements of the Decade were considerable.

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What Kind of Career Counselling do Women Need? (1985)

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

In this article, the author talks about her experience providing career counseling to women. She first tried to determine what kind of career counseling women need. From her research and experience, concluded that the major personal needs of many women who seek career counseling are the need for independence, self-esteem, planning skills, and dealing with life style issues.

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We Willin' to Learn (1985)

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

This article is about a visit in 1985 to Canada by Mike Browne, National coordinator of the St. Vincent Union of Teachers Adult Education Program. He visited Canada from St. Vincent, a tiny country in the West Indies, to gain support for the St. Vincent literacy project and to make links with literacy project and adult education projects in Canada.

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The War on Women in Alberta (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses the 1994 Alberta budget, and its potential and actual impact on women and other disadvantaged groups due to budget cuts to, and the restructuring of, public education.

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Women Do Math and Ms Infinity: Two Projects for Girls Who Like Math (1991)

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

This article is about Ms Infinity and Women Do Math, projects begun in 1987 at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Women Do Math is a one day conference on scientific careers for young women in grades 9 and 10. Ms Infinity began in 1990 under the under the name Women Do Math B.C. and Yukon, as an attempt to spread the idea to more areas and smaller centers.

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Looking for Solidarity in the Margins (1993)

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

This article explores some of the difficulties that women and people with disabilities have faced independently and together in their struggle to ensure questions of access and equity are part of the national training agenda.

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Making Meaning Out of the Experiences of Our Lives (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

The The Barb Wire Collective is a group of Canadian women who believe that women with disabilities and chronic illnesses are important to the well-being of the world. All the members of the Collective are women who live with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

This article is about The Barb Wire Collective and a writing project undertaken by members of the group.

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Man's World/Woman's World: Women's Roles in Schools (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, September 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses an interview study she conducted, where she systematically compared the self-reported life histories of twenty-four women and men who worked as teachers and then principals in elementary and/or secondary schools in Toronto, Ontario, between 1930 and 1980. Her findings provided insight into the social construction of a division of labour in schools based on gender.

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Math is a (Wo) man's Subject (1991)

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

In this article, the author, a secondary school mathematics teacher for many years, discusses how she modified both her teaching and curriculum in response to a growing feminist awareness.

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Usurping The Reign of The Favorites: Interview with Madeleine Parent (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 3

This article features an interview with Madeleine Parent, involved in union organizing since her graduation from McGill University in 1942. At the time of the interview, she lived in Montreal where she was an active member of her union and various women's organizations.

The interview was conducted by Christina Starr, the Managing Editor of Women's Education des femmes in 1988.

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