Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Revolution in the Mountains: Feminism at the Banff School of Fine Arts (1988)

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

In this article, the author talks about the Festival of Women in the Arts, and about the Banff Centre, who hosted the event in 1988.

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"So you think I should be shot?" Unteaching Homophobia (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses the necessity of teaching students the value of diversity. Differences of gender, skin color, class, ability, age or sexual orientation should be valued for the richness they bring to our lives, not used as excuses to value some lives over others.

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Not Just Pen and Paper: Women's Access to Literacy (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

The author examines why it is that after years of trying to improve women's literacy skills globally, they continue to be low and, in fact, are declining rather than showing signs of improvement.

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Poverty in British Columbia: A Resource Booklet for Schools (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

This article describes a resource booklet on poverty, Poverty in B.C., developed by End Legislated Poverty (ELP), a coalition of B.C. groups.

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Union Maid History (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

At the time this article was written, the author taught courses in Canadian labour history and the history of Canadian and British Columbian working women, at Capilano College in British Columbia.

In the article, she discusses the history of working class women and labour studies. She also offers advice on developing curriculum to teach women's labour history.

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Turning a Male Training Model into a Feminist One: Canadian Jobs Strategy Re-entry (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses Canada Employment Center's Canadian Jobs Strategy (CJS), introduced in 1985. The program focused on employment training rather than on skills development or basic education. Direct work placement for undereducated, unskilled and unemployed individuals was emphasized, with less classroom training.

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Who Gains from the New Skills Training? (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses skill training and how changes in methods of delivery of skill training affect women. She takes a critical look at the current use of terms like "skill" and "competence".

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Men's Studies, Women's Studies and Feminism (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

In this article, the author talks about women's studies in the university setting, its values and goals, its place in the university curriculum, and what it offers students. She also discusses the transition from men's studies to women's studies, and the essential connection of women's studies with feminism.

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Northern Dynamics: Profile of a Women's Resource Service (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

This article is about the Northern Women's Resource Service (NWRS), a grassroots organization whose aim is to improve the situation of women and their families in the social, economic, and political spheres. The official opening of a base office of the NWRS in Flin Flon, Manitoba, happened in late August of 1991.

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Once Upon a Tenth Anniversary: A CCLOW Conference Report (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

In this article, the author describes how CCLOW celebrated its 10th anniversary in 1989 with a successful conference.

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