The Centre for Literacy Summer Institute

Catching Confidence and Learning Essential Skills: Presentation during The Centre for Literacy Summer Institute 2010 in Montreal, QC (N.D.)

This discussion paper explores the idea of confidence as an indicator of success in learning, and introduces a tool designed to enable literacy practitioners to help adult learners record changes in their confidence during the process of learning.

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2012-11-05

Towards an Integrated Model to Support Skills /Competencies Development of Adults in Canada: Presentation during The Centre for Literacy Summer Institute 2012, June 27-29, 2012 in Montreal, QC (2012)

This presentation outlines an integrated model of literacy and skills development for adults.

The model is based on four components. The first involves analyzing the environment, including the needs of learners, the socio-economic context, the cultural context, and the local educational resources.

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2012-10-23

Embedding literacy and essential skills in workplace learning: Breaking the solitudes (2012)

This literature review explores the concept of “embedded” workplace literacy and essential skills (WLES) education as a subset of general workplace learning. “Embedding” refers to various models that incorporate relevant learning activities into the teaching and learning of other workplace skills and knowledge.

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2012-07-04

Social Capital Outcomes of Adult Learning and Literacy Initiatives: How Do We Measure Them? (2010)

Literature Review

This literature review, written as a background paper for The Centre for Literacy’s 2010 summer institute on workplace literacy and essentials skills, offers an overview of the main discussion points about social capital and adult learning and literacy. Social capital refers broadly to the social connections and understandings between people that enable them to work together, live together and learn from each other.

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2010-10-07

Accountability and the Public Trust (2006)

Restoring the Balance

This document is a bibliography compiled for the 2006 Summer Institute at The Centre for Literacy of Quebec. The selections include lectures, research studies, policy papers and government documents that describe and analyze recent concepts of accountability in the context of government funding in the non-profit sector in several countries.

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2007-09-27
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