Learner Writings

When We Get Together: Yearbook 2013 (2013)

This document offers a collection of writings by students and friends of the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), a non-profit organization serving Nova Scotia’s capital region.

Learner writings include personal stories, poetry, book reports, and short stories. One learner wrote about her life in Ethiopia, and another described a recent operation. Others wrote about families, hobbies, and places that are important to them.

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2013-11-04

Collection of Texts: Class of 2011 – 2012 (2012)

Located in a small community southwest of Montreal in Quebec, the Huntingdon Learning Centre is a non-profit organization that offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing and mathematics. It also offers courses in both English and French as a second language for newcomers to the area.

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2013-08-23

In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2010)

This is the fifth collection of written works by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. It was launched on September 8, 2010, in honour of International Literacy Day.

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2013-08-12

In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2012)

This is the seventh collection of writings by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. It was launched in September 2012 to mark International Literacy Day.

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2013-07-19

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

My Journey to the Learning Centre (2010)

Located in a small community southwest of Montreal in Quebec, the Huntingdon Learning Centre is a nonprofit organization that offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing and mathematics. It also offers courses in both English and French as a second language for newcomers to the area.

This document describes the experience of one adult learner whose life was changed by the programs offered at the centre.

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2013-05-22

Adult Learner Stories of Success (2013)

This document contains the stories of 10 adult learners whose efforts have been recognized by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick (LCNB). All tell their stories in their own words.

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2013-05-10

A brief history of Huntingdon (2006)

Huntingdon is a small town located about 75 kilometres southwest of Montreal, in Quebec. It is the home of the Huntingdon Learning Centre, a nonprofit organization that offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing and mathematics.

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2013-04-08

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

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