Learner Writings

Collection of Texts 2009 – 2010 (2010)

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

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2012-03-19

Collection of Texts: Class of 2008-2009 (2009)

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

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2012-02-17

Collection of Texts: Class of 2010 – 2011 (2011)

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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2012-02-10

Write On! Student Literature: Expressing our thoughts and opinions - Issue 6 (2011)

Spring 2011

Write On! is a publication of Literacy Unlimited, a community organization based in the Montreal suburb of Pointe Claire. It features writing by the organization’s adult learners.

The works include poetry, opinion pieces, and personal anecdotes. Work by some of the learners has appeared in previous issues of Write On! and one woman describes how her life has changed since the time of the essay she wrote several years ago.

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2011-11-18

Write On! Student Literature: Expressing our thoughts and opinions - Issue 5 (2010)

Spring 2010

This is a collection of writings by adult students of Literacy Unlimited, a community organization in the Montreal area. Their writing includes poetry, fiction and personal anecdotes.

Many of the students were born outside Canada and some of their writing focuses on how they found a new life in this country.

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2011-11-18

How Far I Have Come: Yearbook 2011 (2011)

A year of learning with Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN)

This document is a collection of writings by students and friends of the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), one of 35 community-based adult learning programs funded through the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

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2011-06-10

Young Adults in the North Share Their Stories [Video - 3:08] (2008)

This video, about three minutes in length, focuses on a program in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, to help young people improve their literacy skills and set goals for the future.

The program coordinator explains that her job was to create a 10-module literacy workshop aimed at young adults, between the ages of 15 and 29, who were not employed and not in school.

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2011-06-07

Our Side of the Mountain - 2011 (2011)

A collection of stories, poems and ideas written down by adult learners of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County

This is a collection of stories, poems and thoughts written by adult learners involved with the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County, in Nova Scotia.

Some of the contributors have written specifically about their experiences as learners, while others have written about their goals and plans, hobbies; pets, their lives, and people who are important to them.

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2011-05-27

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

In Our Own Words - 2009 (2009)

This is the fourth collection of learner writings from Literacy Central Vancouver Island, formerly known as Literacy Nanaimo. It was launched on September 8, 2009, International Literacy Day.

The document includes a variety of personal memoirs, including one learner’s description of how he used his time in jail to start overcoming a long-time drug habit and another learner’s story of coming to Canada from Vietnam.

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2011-03-18

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