Province of British Columbia

Action Plan Recommendations to Maximize Social Innovation in British Columbia (2012)

In 2011, the BC Social Innovation Council was established to help the government of British Columbia find new ways to tackle social challenges. The council included representatives of government, Aboriginal and community organizations, and business agencies with an interest in social entrepreneurship, including credit unions, foundations, investors, and social entrepreneurs.

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2013-01-28

2003 Summer Literacy Institute: Bridging Cultures, Strengthening Communities (2003)

Since the mid-1990s, Literacy BC has hosted a number of summer institutes on a variety of literacy-related topics. This report documents the process, activities and results of the 2003 institute, which focused on effective teaching strategies, training and support for literacy/adult basic education practitioners who are working with First Nations learners.

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2010-11-12

Literacy-Based Supports for Young Adults with FAS/FAE (2000)

Over a one-year period, this study investigated the contributions made by three literacy-based supports (support circles, cognitive compensatory tools and cognitive enhancement tools) to the lives of five young adults with FAS/FAE (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects), ranging in age from 16 to 34 years.

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2000-01-01

Carnegie Literacy Needs Assessment (1998)

This is a report on research conducted by the Carnegie Community Centre, which is a busy, active place that acts as the "Living Room" of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The author conducted a needs assessment to document some of the ways in which literacy learning is already taking place at Carnegie, as well as some of the un-met needs for literacy learning.

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1998-06-30

Community Computer Literacy: Lunchroom Learning, The Link at the Library and Computer Camps (1998)

Three Different Approaches to Increasing Computer Literacy in the Community

This report describes a project that was designed to assist the people of Houston, BC with technological literacy. The project's organizers decided that the most effective way for individuals to increase their skill and comfort level was to have fun with computers, so they provided computers for open-ended learning and play, with back-up support and instruction. Instruction was low-key and relaxed. All instruction was free.

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1998-01-01

Analysis of Integrated Learning Systems and Their Use in Adult Basic Education Programs in British Columbia (1994)

This project was designed to provide an independent descriptive analysis of six of the computer systems in use in Adult Basic Education programs in British Columbia. The systems are:

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1994-02-28
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