Meeting

Innovations in Workplace Literacy and Learning (2003)

Institute Report

The Innovations in Workplace Literacy and Learning: 4th Atlantic Region Workplace/ Workforce Institute was held at the Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in October 2003. The Institute was hosted by the Literacy Branch of the Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in partnership with the Governments of
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

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2006-03-03

Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action (2005)

Symposium Report

This report summarizes the proceedings of Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action, a symposium hosted by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario, with financial support from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

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2006-02-24

Life Cycles Education Policy: Adult Education Makes Early Childhood Education a Good Economic Development Strategy (2006)

The author discusses Nobel Prize economist James J. Heckman who was interviewed June of 2005 by the Minneapolis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank.

Mr. Heckman was asked about early childhood education (ECE) as an economic development strategy.

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2006-02-24

What We Heard (2004)

Community-Based Literacy Consultation 2004

In the spring of 2004, the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) consulted with representatives of community learning organizations across the province. Seven sessions were held with over 85 participants.

This document summarizes the results of these community consultations. The appendices include lists of participants and comments received during the sessions.

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2005-12-13

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

Literacy Resource Directory: Prevention Activities in Quebec (2004)

LLC-Q/LVQ has strived to create a resource directory that reflects prevention activities and initiatives in the Quebec English literacy community.

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2005-11-23

Setting the Compass (1999)

A Program development and evaluation tool for volunteer programs in Alberta

This document is the final product of the Alberta Literacy Program Standards (ALPS) Project.

ALPS was a project of the Association of Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, and was funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2005-11-14

What's Gnu? (2005)

College Sector Committee Provincial Conference 2005 Report

What's Gnu? was planned as an inclusive event involving program managers, faculty/classroom support staff, and administrative support staff. The goal of the Conference was to meet the information needs and expectations of all participants.

The conference and provided participants with opportunities to:

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2005-11-14

Reaching Across the Barriers (2004)

Increasing Outreach and Participation in Family and Adult Literacy Programs

This literature review outlines a range of different strategies based on various studies and the experiences of Kingston Literacy.

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2005-11-03

Way To Go (1999)

A Job Search Survival Guide For Youth

The purpose of this book is to help youth between the ages of 16 and 25 to find employment.

There are also exercises to help you. They are fun, thought provoking and will give you the added job search edge over someone else. The more thought and effort you put into these exercises the more you increase your chances of successfully finding employment.

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2005-05-23

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