Adult Literacy

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Tutor guide (2013)

This guide is one of the resources developed through the Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out from 2010 to 2013. The goal of the project was to help First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a culturally learning vision and set of learning pathways.

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2014-01-30

Enhancing Our Knowledge of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada: An Occupational Profile (2013)

Information Sheet

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. This document provides a capsule summary of the results of the study.

The study looked at paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-29

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Food safety and indigenous meal preparation on Vancouver Island (2013)

This curriculum is designed for use by adult learners, working with or without a tutor. It is aimed at people who want to safely prepare food for themselves and their families; find local food sources and promote traditional food harvesting; work in the food industry; or go on to take a course leading to a certificate in food safety.

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2014-01-23

City of Moncton (2005)

Case Study

The City of Moncton, in New Brunswick, established its Workplace Education Program (WEP) in 1998 to help meet the challenges of a changing world.

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2014-01-20

Changing Perceptions: Teaching Literacy in Correctional Facilities (2013)

This document is part of Stories from the Field, a research project designed to identify the principles and practices that best support literacy learning and teaching.

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2014-01-17

Reception Services for Individuals With Limited Literacy Skills (2013)

Reference Document

This guide was developed for support staff and other professionals who are the first people adult learners encounter when they enrol in adult education or vocational training centres in Quebec. It presents methods and strategies for working with individuals with limited literacy skills.

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2014-01-17

Learning Curves, Twists, and Turns (2013)

This paper is part of a project designed to collect information and stories about both teaching and learning in adult literacy.

The author describes both the frustrations and the joys of undertaking a project in Bolivia, where she had to adjust to a new culture and learn a new language. Everything she had once taken for granted was no longer valid or easy.

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2014-01-16

Further Reactions to “First Reactions to the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Results” (2014)

In October 2013, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative that provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE).

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2014-01-14

Enhancing Our Knowledge: An Occupational Profile – Labour Market Study of LES Workers in Canada [Video – 58:09] (2013)

Project Results Webinar, Nov. 13, 2013 – presented by Anne Ramsay

This document is housed on the Adobe Connect server.

This webinar provides the results of a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2014-01-13

Labour Market Study – Overview (2013)

This document offers an overview of a survey of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers in Canada, coordinated by Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field.

The survey included paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-09

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