Adult Learners’ Week in Nova Scotia

Celebrating Adult Learners' Week 2013, April 6 – 14: Learning Makes a Difference (2013)

This document brings together more than 80 submissions received for the sixth annual International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) contest, organized by Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS).

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2013-06-05

Marcia Jeffers' speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 2:59] (2009)

Since 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) has celebrated International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) with a writing contest. The contest is open to participants in a series of writing workshops, along with learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language (ESL), seniors’, and workplace programs.

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2013-04-05

Adele Abu el hosn's speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 2:52] (2009)

In 2009, the theme for International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) in Nova Scotia was “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning.” Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) celebrated the week a writing contest.

Winners in the contest’s four divisions were invited to present their submissions at a reception in Halifax. Here, the winner in the video category describes how learning changed her life.

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2013-03-26

Earl Leslie's speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 5:23] (2009)

Since 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) has celebrated International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) with a writing contest that represents the culmination of a series of workshops held around the province. The contest is open to workshop participants, as well as learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language (ESL), seniors’, and workplace programs.

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2013-03-15

Celebrating Adult Learners' Week 2012 - March 24 – April 1 (2012)

New Skills, New Confidence - Contest Submissions

This document contains the 67 entries received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s fifth annual International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) contest.

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2012-04-04

New Skills, New Confidence (2011)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest: April 2 - 9, 2011

This document brings together the 74 submissions received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s fourth annual International Adult Learners’ Week contest.

The contest was the culmination of six writing workshops conducted for Literacy Nova Scotia in communities around the province. The contest was also open to learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language, seniors’ and workplace programs, in addition to workshop participants.

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2011-04-29

Opening Possibilities Through Learning (2010)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 1 - 7, 2010

This document contains the approximately 70 submissions received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s third annual International Adult Learners’ Week contest.

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2010-04-07

Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning (2009)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2-9, 2009

In 2009, the theme for International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) was “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning.” Literacy Nova Scotia celebrated IALW with a contest and an event.

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2009-04-16

Celebrating the Right to Learn! (2008)

Adult Learners Celebrate Their Right to Learn and Freedom of Expression

This document is a collection of writings by adult learners in Nova Scotia. In celebration of International Adult Learners’ Week 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia collected submissions from adult learners across the province who wanted to celebrate their right to learn and their freedom of expression by writing about the learning journeys they had undertaken as adults.

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2008-08-20
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