Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN)

Digital Technology Snapshot of the Literacy and Essential Skills Field 2013 (2013)

Summary Report

Based on a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), this report offers a look at how digital technology tools are being used in the Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) field.

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2013-11-04

First Reactions to the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Results (2013)

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE). This paper offers insights into the impact for Canada of the first results of PIAAC, including directions for future policy initiatives.

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2013-10-22

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - Summary Quebec (2012)

This summary report is part of a project carried out for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), exploring the relationship between literacy and income.

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2013-06-25

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - Summary New Brunswick (2012)

This report is part of a project that examines the relationship between literacy and income. It was undertaken for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN).

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2013-06-18

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - Summary Nova Scotia (2012)

This document is part of a project carried out for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), exploring the relationship between literacy and income.

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2013-06-12

State of the Literacy and Essential Skills Field (2012)

The purpose of this report is to provide an environmental scan showing the state of Literacy and Essential Skills (L/ES) across the country, from the perspective of Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) and its national network of partners, both within and outside the L/ES field.

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2013-01-29

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - in focus: benefit receipt payments (2012)

This report is part of a project undertaken for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), exploring the relationship between literacy and income.

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2012-11-28

From Poverty to Prosperity: Literacy's Impact on Canada's Economic Success - In focus: labour market engagement (2012)

Based on their analysis of data from the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and other sources, the authors of this report conclude that there is little doubt that literacy and poverty are closely linked. The authors go on to explore the implications of this relationship for public policy.

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2012-11-23

Learning and Earning: Linking Literacy and Poverty using IALS Data on Earnings: A literature review (2012)

This literature review, which uses data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) to explore the relationship between literacy and poverty, is part of a project undertaken for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN).

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2012-11-13

The Big Picture: Literacy in Canada (2012)

Prepared by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), this presentation offers a comprehensive overview of the state of literacy in Canada. It is divided into four sections: literacy in Canada; literacy facts; challenges and barriers; and the role of the CLLN.

Among the specific topics dealt with are the nature of literacy; the nine Essential Skills; family literacy; and the literacy needs of immigrants.

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2012-11-09

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