The Centre for Family Literacy in Edmonton has been working with Vancouver Community College (VCC) and Conestoga College (Ontario) to establish an online college certificate program in family literacy. After being piloted at VCC, this OLES-funded project is now complete and information about the program is being disseminated across Canada.
The Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) announces the official launch of their Essential Skills website and assessment tool. All tools and assessments on the website are available in both French and English.
The interactive website brings Canadians into the financial literacy discussion encouraging them to share their insights, review video posts from Gail Vaz-Oxlade and others as well as watch our online photo gallery grow as Canadians take their promise to see how one small change can add up.
Last Friday marked the end of a pilot project in Mistawasis First Nation which introduced literacy camps to over 300 young campers. By using fun, literacy-related activities such as Balloon Relay and Mannequin Mania…
This position will be of particular interest to an administrative professional who is a highly organized self-starter and enjoys the challenge of a broad range of responsibilities that come with working within a lean organization. Closing date: August 12, 2011.
At their July 2011 meeting in Vancouver, premiers endorsed an international education marketing action plan prepared for them by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and provincial and territorial immigration ministers. The plan will help bring the best of Canadian education to the world and even more international students to Canada.
The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada’s Educators’ Forum on Aboriginal Education will bring together a wide range of stakeholders in Aboriginal education to talk about what works for Aboriginal learners in early-childhood education and K–12 education.
Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax will host a series of speakers, workshops and public events this fall and next winter that will examine the question: “How do we read the world?" Titled ‘Literacy as Ways of Knowing,’ the series will explore the many ways literacy is interpreted, how it is defined, what it looks and sounds like, and how various forms and mediums of literacy affect our lives.
“We are working to make Canada second to none in anti-spam legislation,” said Minister Paradis. “This legislation will lead to a safer and more secure online environment, positioning Canada as a leader in the digital economy.”