Adult Literacy

Money Matters Changes Lives [Video – 2:48] (2013)

Since 2011, the Money Matters program has brought volunteer tutors from the TD Bank Group into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills.

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2014-04-02

Things are cooking in my kitchen (2013)

The Stories from the Field project reports on current issues, challenges, and innovative work happening in the adult Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) field throughout Alberta.

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2014-03-28

Tutor Workshop Handbook (2010)

This Handbook is the result of a "best of the best" approach that can be used by tutors, trainers and literacy practitioners in general. The authors hope it is a tremendous resource that can help achieve higher levels of literacy throughout Ontario. It could also be used elsewhere, with the same results.

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2014-03-27

Adult Back to School Planner (2013)

This document is housed on the Government of Alberta website.

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2014-03-27

Writing for Results: A hands-on program to develop clear, effective writing skills (2006)

Instruction manual with participant handouts

The program outlined in this document has been developed to help people learn to write clearly and effectively at work, in the community, and at home.

The first principle underlying the program is that effective writing begins with a complete understanding of both the purpose of a piece of writing and its intended audience, while the second principle says that good writing is a process that takes time and follows certain steps.

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2014-03-26

Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adult Immigrants as Learners (2013)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy.

The author describes a literacy program at Alberta’s Bow Valley College that works with deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) immigrant adults.

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2014-03-18

Labour Market Study of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce: Report on Key Informant Interviews – Aboriginal, Francophone and Anglophone (2013)

This document is part of Canadian Literacy and Learning Network’s (CLLN) Labour Market Study of the Literacy and Essentials Skills Workforce, aimed at creating a picture of LES practitioners working with adults across Canada. The project included phone interviews with 30 key informants, and the results are summarized in this report.

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2014-03-10

Succession Planning for Literacy and Basic Skills Agencies and Networks – Overview (2012)

This Overview is part of the Succession Planning for Literacy and Basic Skills Agencies and Networks - Toolkit, available at: http://library.copian.ca/item/8611.

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2014-03-05

Celebrating Alberta's Deborah Morgan, Phyllis Steeves, and Lorene Anderson: Three Literacy Cartographers Mapping the Way (2014)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy. It celebrates three extraordinary women, each of whom, in her own way, is a literacy cartographer, charting new and innovative landscapes in adult literacy in Alberta.

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2014-03-03

The Realities of Working in the Literacy and Essential Skills Field (2013)

An Occupational Profile of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada

In 2013, Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) coordinated a large-scale labour market study of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field. The ground-breaking study of paid LES workers included instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-02-28

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