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Decoda Literacy Calendar 2021

This is a calendar of literacy-related dates to remember in 2021.

Decoda Literacy Calendar 2020

This is a calendar of literacy-related dates to remember in 2020.

PIAAC Results for BC Fact Sheet

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) was a large scale, international survey. It examined rates of literacy, numeracy and problem-solving in technology rich environments. It covered …

A Guidebook for Place-Based Approaches to Literacy and Essential Skills Development

This guidebook is the result of the Strengthening Rural Canada-Renforcer les communautés rurales du Canada Project. The project was a comprehensive study about the human and social capital of rural, …

Strengthening Rural Canada: Why Place Matters in Rural Communities

This report by Leona Gadsby and Ron Samson documents phase two of a research project about developing literacy and essential skills (LES) as part of the solution to supporting growth …

Working with Rotary: a guide for literacy practitioners

This guide provides background information on Rotary Clubs for literacy practitioners.  It includes advice on making a presentation to Rotary as well as a sample presentation.

Tips for a Good Presentation

This is a checklist of things to remember when planning a presentation to potential funders. Includes ideas for following up after your presentation.

Strengthening Rural Canada: Fewer and Older: Population and Demographic Challenges Across Canada

Strengthening Rural Canada was a pan-Canadian initiative examining how demographic changes have impacted rural and urban areas in four Canadian provinces, namely, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Saskatchewan. …

Tips to improving communication with the media

This PR toolkit is a step-by-step guide for working with media in communities.  Designed for community literacy organizations in BC, it contains tips, tools and guidelines for working with the …

Working with Volunteers: 25 ideas for good practice

Working with Volunteers: 25 Ideas for Good Practice aims to provide a quick reference for things to know in order to make working with volunteers a positive experience for both your organization and the volunteer. It is written with the needs of literacy organizations and programs in British Columbia and their volunteers in mind.