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What Doesn't Get Written Down (2000)

How Experienced Literacy Workers Move from the Generalities of Training Plans to the Specifics of Daily Practice

In 1999-2000, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy conducted a project called Adapting for a New Environment. The purpose of this project was to try to relate existing knowledge about literacy work to the new requirements of the provincial Literacy and Basic Skills Section. Two sets of workshops were held.

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2006-07-11

Phase 2 of the Manukau Family Literacy Programmes (2003)

Interim (Second) Formative and Process Evaluation Report

This second evaluation report covers the first six months of 2003, when the first two pilot sites of the Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP) started operations; this report supplements the first evaluation report (Benseman, 2002) that covered the planning of the MFLP project and a review of family literacy research literature.

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2006-06-27

Summary Outcomes from the SHARE Essential Skills Knowledge Forum with Dr. Robin Millar (2006)

This report is a summary of the outcomes from the SHARE Essential Skills Knowledge Forus with Dr. Robin Millar.

The Essential Skills Forum was a six-week project that ran from March 26 - May 6, 2006 (pre-project preparation & outlines started March 20). In May, there were 41 Registered Participants (5 of whom were out-of-province). The forum had 2,153 web page hits, or people accessing and responding to information.

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2006-06-21

Productivity, Employment, and Essential Skills (2000)

Conference Final Report

These are notes from the fourth WWestnet conference. Its goal was to have participants pause to ‘take stock' of the progress made during the last ten years; then to look forward to the challenges facing the Canadian workforce in the new century. The conference evaluations indicate that most people thought the conference was worthwhile, with high ratings for organization and overall success.

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2006-06-14

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

Family Literacy in Ontario (2006)

Putting it on the MAP!

The positions and recommended actions in this working paper are framed and informed by a recent province-wide study survey of the state of family literacy programming in Ontario, commissioned by Action for Family Literacy Ontario (AFLO), a working group of the Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC).

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2006-06-08

Learning from the Weaving Literacy Project (2005)

A report on the process and outcomes of the Weaving Literacy project

In this report, you will read about the principles supporting integrated approaches to literacy, the Weaving Literacy project design, its outcomes and the issues that emerged from this work. The report concludes with recommendations for sustaining and deepening links between literacy and community-building in Canadian communities.

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2006-06-03

Innovative Approaches ... and Promising Directions (2006)

Meeting the Needs of Underrepresented Populations in College Academic Upgrading Programs

In an effort to examine the practices and structures currently in place in Academic Upgrading Programs on which future initiatives can be built, the College Sector Committee for Academic Upgrading (CSC) launched the Innovative Approaches and Promising Directions project with the support of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

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2006-05-30

"First Chance for a real education" - an impact study of adult literacy (2003)

This study has sought to map the impacts that two adult literacy programmes in New Zealand have had on their participants. In recognition of the fact that change achieved by education does not always happen immediately, the study has focussed on the experiences of students who have been out of the programme for some time. Its value lies in its demonstration of the diversity of impacts over the longer term.

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2006-05-30

Measuring Success - International Comparisons and Bottom Lines (2005)

On June 3, 2005, Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to Measuring Success: International Comparisons and Bottom Lines. Sue explained that the conference sessions would feature the preliminary findings of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and

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2006-05-30

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