Women's Issues

Apprenticeship Training Models for "Women's Work": The Norwegian Experience (1993)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 10, No. 2

This article discusses training and education for women, and how women can obtain qualifications for access to non-traditional, professional or managerial occupations. The focus of the article is on apprenticeship training models used by the Norwegian Union of Municipal Employees, in an attempt at improving the working conditions, wages and opportunities for women at the lowest levels of public sector employment in Norway.

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1993-01-01

Anti-racist Education: A Career in Social and Political Change (1992)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 9, No. 3

This article discusses racism among women in Canada, as well as the role of anti-racist educators in challenging people's existing notions of race, educating them about how these personal notions of race form the creation of racist structures, and offering them workable solutions to transform racist notions and structures into non-racist ones.

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1992-01-01

Art/Craft High/Low (1991)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 13, No.1

Is it art? The enduring question has been asked since the Renaissance, when high art began to take place in the academies and decorative art was relegated to craft workshops. This article discusses the history of women artists and the reasons for the art/craft division.

The article is presented in English and includes a summary written in French.

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1991-01-01

Are Women Excluded from Careers in Science? (1991)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Fall, Vol. 9, No. 2

This article examines briefly the question of whether women have "arrived" as scientists.

The article is presented in English and includes a summary written in French.

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1991-01-01

Bringing the Research Together: Developing a Comprehensive Retention Strategy (2003)

The lists of best retention practices in this document were created by incorporating key findings, recommendations and retention strategies from several LBS/NLS projects in which Ontario LBS college programs participated. Included are lists of additional strategies and suggestions, based on input from practitioners during regional training events.

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1990-01-01

Self Esteem and Employment (1994)

This document contains facilitation materials for a workshop aimed at helping women build their self-esteem and, in the process, improve their employment prospects.

The material is organized into four themes: self-esteem and the rule of perfection; assertiveness – finding my own voice; taking responsibility – recognizing my personal freedom; and affirmation of personal growth and future attitude.

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1990-01-01

I Call It The Curse! (1985)

Story from The New Start Reading Series A simple and often humorous handbook on reproductive health, developed
from a conversation between a Public Health Nurse and a group of women recalling common anxieties about first periods, pregnancy and menopause.

Reading level - Grade 3

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1990-01-01

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