Care for the Caregiver Resource Library, Mount Saint Vincent University
A resource library for home caregivers to the elderly opened in November, 1991, at Mount Saint Vincent. The library is part of a three-year Care for the Caregiver project sponsored by the university's gerontology program and aimed at providing education, information access and emotional support to non-professional caregivers in urban and rural Nova Scotia, as well as to seniors looking for information and services. Located in the Gerontology Department, 5 College Way, Mount Saint Vincent University; open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. Phone (902) 443-4450, exts. 561,467 or 468.
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El Colegio De Mexico Summer Course on Women in Mexico
The College is offering its third summer course for foreign scholars interested in women's issues in Mexico (June 22-July 31). Topics covered include: history, literature, rural development and peasant communities, urban crisis, the Mexico-U.S. border, public policy on education, population and health, female identity, and contemporary feminist theory from a latin American perspective. Contact: Mercedes Barquet, Coordinator, 3rd Summer Course for Foreign Scholars, El Colegio de Mexico, AC, Camino Al Ajusco No.20, Codigo Postal 01000, Mexico, D.F.
Journal of Distance Education 10th Anniversary Edition
The spring 1993 issue will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Association for Distance Education. Papers are invited on distance education and: credit study (at all levels of delivery), professional development, general interest study, community development and community participation; the future of distance education in Canada; and Canada's international involvement (celebration or concern?). Manuscripts are to be received by June 22, 1992. Forward to: Joan Collinge/Monique Layton, Centre for Distance Education, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., V5A 1S6, (604) 291-3524, Fax (604 291-4964.
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Anthology of Contemporary Black Women's Journals
Patricia Bell-Scott and Saundra Murray Nettles are soliciting contributions for an anthology of contemporary Black women's journals. Of particular interests are submissions from Black girls or entries written during girlhood. Submit 10 to 30 pages in triplicate by July 1, 1992 with a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Send materials to: Patricia Bell-Scott, Department Child and Family Development, Dawson Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602, U.SA
Revue d'éducation à distance
Le numéro du printemps 1993 célébrera le dixième anniversaire de l'Association canadienne de l'éducation à distance. On vous invite à soumettre des manuscrits portant sur la célébration et l'historique de l'ACED et de l'éducation à distance au Canada. Les manuscrits devront être envoies avant le 22 juin 1992 à Joan Collinge / Monique Larron, Centre pour éducation à distance, Université Simon Fraser, Burnaby, C.-B., V5A 1$6, (604) 291-3524; télécopieur: (604) 291-4964.
CN Scholarships for Women
CN is offering 58 scholarships of $500 each for women across Canada for the 1992 fall semester. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage women to seek careers in trades, technology, operations and blue collar work and to increase the number of women available for such employment. Candidates may qualify if accepted for the fall 1992 term in one of the participating educational institutions. For a brochure contact the nearest office of Canadian National.
Bourses d'études du CN pour les femmes
Le CN offre, dans l'ensemble du Canada, 58 bourses d'études de 500 $ destinées aux femmes pour la rentrée scolaire de l'automne 1992. Toute femme peut avoir droit à l'une des bourses si elle a été admise à la rentrée scolaire de l'automne 1992 dans l'un des établissements d'enseignement autorisés. Pour obtenir une brochure, veuillez contacter le bureau du CN le plus proche de vous.
Skip to the Beat
This 16 minute educational film (with classroom study/ activity guide) addresses the problem of declining participation and low levels of fitness of girls aged 11-17. Suitable for organizations and professionals involved in the physical, social and emotional well-being of adolescents, the film presents a celebratory message about girls' participation in physical activity.
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Women in Ontario
This 15 minute video presents an introduction to the social and economic status of Ontario's women today. Educational institutions and provincially funded organizations contact: TV Ontario VIPS, Box 200, Station Q, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2T1 (416) 484-2637. Non-provincially funded organizations and members of the public contact: LM Media Marketing Services Ltd., 115 Torbay Road, Unit 9, Markham, Ontario, l3R 2M9, (416) 475-3750.