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 and sustainability for rural communities.
The project takes a place-based approach and engages six rural communities in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
The main objective of the research project was to clearly articulate and define a place-based framework that will allow rural, small town and remote communities in three provinces to identify adult learning and literacy objectives and build sustainable and replicable place-based strategic plans suitable to their unique needs and capacities.
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.
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 …
This guide lays out a step-by-step process for developing a communications strategy about literacy. It includes a hypothetical example of the steps in action. This is a companion document to …