|literacy.ca||Volume 5, No. 4, Winter 2004|
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
March 131, 2004
The theme of this years event is Transition Points for Adults with LD. Check out the fact sheets on this topic at www.ldac-taac.ca.
National Volunteer Week
April 1824, 2004
For more information, visit: www.volunteer.ca.
June 1719, 2004
The Ontario Literacy Coalition hosts this conference for people from the literacy field and related disciplines to share their knowledge, projects, research, and initiatives. For more information, phone 416-963-5787, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.on.literacy.ca.
Strengthening the Learning Circles: The Nokee Kwe Professional Development Institute
June 2024, 2004
A national professional development training institute focused exclusively on the learning needs of Aboriginal literacy practitioners. For more information, contact: Bernice@nokeekwe.ca.
Summer Institute Adult Basic Education: Impact of Policy on Practice
June 2830, 2004
This summer institute is a highly collaborative, three-day facilitated exchange that will bring together practitioners, researchers, and policy makers to explore and identify strategies to move literacy policy and practice forward. For more information contact the Centre for Literacy of Quebec at 514-931-5181 or check www.nald.ca/litcent.htm.
Staying the Course: Literacy and Health in the First Decade
October 17-19, 2004
Still in the planning stages, this event will bring together learners, people who work in literacy and health care, researchers, and government policy-makers to discuss what is being done to improve the health of Canadians with low literacy skills. For more information, contact Lynn Chiarelli, Project Coordinator at 613-725- 3769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The theme for the spring issue of the literacy.ca newsletter is partnerships. Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2004. Expect your spring newsletter in June 2004!
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