Women's Issues

Rethinking Violence and Learning: Moving Research into Practice (2000)

This paper explores the ways that traditional discourses about violence and about schooling impede efforts to develop literacy programs that respond to the violence and trauma women learners have experienced.

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2005-10-26

Changing Paths (2002)

A literacy & life skills program for women in conflict with the law

In 1998, a program was undertaken by the Edmonton John Howard Society and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, with the collaborative support of numerous community-based agencies and organizations. This program was especially designed for women who were in, or at risk of being in, conflict with the law.

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2005-05-11

Literacy & Inuit Women (2001)

Workshop Report to Pauktuutit

This report describes a literacy workshop that was carried out at Pauktuutit's Annual General Meeting on October 27, 2000. The purpose of the workshop was to involve Inuit women across the north in a conversation about literacy in their communities.

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2005-02-11

Reducing the Risk: Co-operative Education Strategies for Girls in Math, Science and Technology (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991- Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses female participation in science and technology classes and the need of increasing participation of women in non-traditional careers.

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2004-09-14

Young Feminists Looking for Learning (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses her position as a younger generation feminist, and encourages older feminists to encourage and educate their less experienced sisters.

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2004-09-09

Writing a “Feminist Tract” (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 2

In this article, the author recounts gender discrimination in her life, and her development as a feminist writer.

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Women's Ways of Knowing: Significant New Research on Women's Cognitive Development (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

In this article, the author talks abut the book, Women's Ways of Knowing, by Mary Field Belenky et al. Feminists have long contended that women learn differently than men and have special learning needs which the education system by and large fails to address. The groundbreaking research carried out and reported by the authors of this book validates this contention.

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World Assembly of Adult Education (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

This article is about the World Assembly of Adult Education, organized by the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) in cooperation with the Latin American Council for Adult Education (CEAAL), the Ministry of Education and Justice in Argentina and the Argentina Council for Popular Education. It was held November 24-30, 1985, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A Women's Training Resource Centre (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses the establishment of a Women's training resource centre in Toronto in 1986. It was planned that the centre would facilitate funding, research, evaluation, government consultation, and college affiliation as well as staff and curriculum development in the women's training field.

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2004-09-09

Women's Training Programs: A Feminist's View (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses vocational training programs and the lack of Women's Studies in women's program training for non-traditional work.

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