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Performance Based Funding for Adult Education Results: Support for What We Value (2012)

Presented at Fall Institute 2012 organized by The Centre for Literacy

The author of this discussion paper has worked for more than 25 years with adult learners in Massachusetts. She describes her experiences from 1990-1999 as an instructor in a training program funded on a pay-for-performance basis under a legislative act designed to transition people off public assistance and into full-time employment.

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2013-03-07

All About Credit (2009)

This booklet is a self-help guide for learning about credit and debt. It covers topics like instalment credit and revolving credit; what consumers need to know about credit cards; pros and cons of using credit; and building a credit history.

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2010-03-10

Gander, from Past to Present (2000)

Personal Stories of the Military In Gander, Newfoundland

Personal stories of the Military in Gander, Newfoundland.

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2000-01-01

Testing and Accountability in Adult Literacy Education (1999)

Focus on Workplace Literacy Resources for Program Design, Assessment, Testing, & Evaluation

Recent national and international surveys of adult literacy skills have raised questions about workforce readiness for international competitiveness. This report provides information on the design and evaluation of workplace literacy programs to improve workforce readiness, and an overview of concepts about the nature, uses and abuses of standardized tests in program evaluation and accountability. This is not a "how to do it" guidebook.

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1999-01-01

Transition to the Community, Prison Literacy Programs and Factors Which Lead to Success in the Community (1997)

This is a report of a research conducted by the John Howard Society at five prisons in Manitoba and Saskatchewan during the spring of 1997. Five teachers and fifty-seven male students participated in the study which sought to describe what occurs in prison schools, reasons for prison school attendance, school-related goals upon release, and self-identified factors influencing success of these goals.

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1997-01-01

Teaching and Learning With Native Americans (1996)

A Handbook for Non-Native Adult Educators

This handbook helps non-Native American adult educators understand the culture and traditions of the Native American adult students they are working with. The cultural concepts and lessons which are cited in this manual have been divided into the following areas: Physical, Emotional, Psychological, Financial, Social, Employment and Experiential.

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1996-01-01

Self Esteem and Employment (1994)

This document contains facilitation materials for a workshop aimed at helping women build their self-esteem and, in the process, improve their employment prospects.

The material is organized into four themes: self-esteem and the rule of perfection; assertiveness – finding my own voice; taking responsibility – recognizing my personal freedom; and affirmation of personal growth and future attitude.

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1990-01-01
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