Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)

PLAR - Working to Reduce Poverty [Video - 3:49] (2009)

This video, part of a series produced by the Canadian Council on Learning, focuses on a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) program undertaken in Newfoundland.

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2011-05-13

Seniors Learning [Video - 8:55] (2009)

This video, one of a series produced by the Canadian Council on Learning, focuses on the importance of seniors staying active physically, mentally and socially.

The video, about nine minutes long, includes some people who speak in French and others who speak in English. In each case, subtitles are provided.

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2011-05-06

Adult Education in the Fishing Industry [Video - 3:48] (2009)

This video, about four minutes in length, is part of a series prepared by the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre of the Canadian Council on Learning.

The video focuses on a fishing village in the Magdalen Islands area of Quebec. Several fishers talk about the growing need for vocational training and upgrading in the fishing industry as equipment becomes more sophisticated and regulations more complicated.

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2011-04-20

Canadian Post-Secondary Education (2006)

A Positive Record - An Uncertain Future

The goal of this document, prepared by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is to examine how Canada’s approach to higher education compares with other leading developed countries and how well its postsecondary education sector can respond to a fast-changing global environment.

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2011-03-11

Weaving Worlds: Enhancing the Learning of Aboriginal Students (2008)

This presentation is part of the Minerva Lecture Series, an initiative of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL). The author is a member of the Lil’wat First Nation and holds the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge and Learning at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.

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2011-03-08

Redefining How Success is Measured in First Nations, Inuit and Métis Learning (2007)

Report on Learning in Canada

The authors note that First Nations, Inuit and Métis people have long advocated for learning that reflects their traditions and values but, at the same time, want a Western education that can equip them to participate fully in Canadian society. This document reports on the progress of a cooperative initiative aimed at redefining learning success in this context.

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2011-03-03

State of Inuit Learning in Canada (2005)

This document was written to provide a perspective on the Inuit context for the Canadian Council on Learning’s (CCL’s) Knowledge Centres, with particular focus on the Aboriginal Learning Centre.

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2011-03-01

State of Métis Nation Learning (2005)

The author of this document provides both historical and current contexts for the Métis Nation, a distinct society within the Aboriginal peoples of Canada, and outlines a strategy for educational change.

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2011-03-01

State of First Nations Learning and Education (2005)

This paper, prepared for the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), identifies issues and challenge that shape discussions about learning priorities among First Nations people and communities.

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2011-03-01

A Comparative Study of Small Group Classroom Literacy Instruction and Computer-Based Literacy Instruction on the Success of Adult Learners in GED Preparation (2008)

A Province Wide Intervention

In this study, approximately 100 adults enrolled in General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs in Prince Edward Island were randomly assigned to one of three groups: a classroom-based reading program; a computer-based reading program; or a comparison group that received a traditional GED preparation course.

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2011-02-24

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