ERIC Number: ED036722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Continuing Education for Women in Canada; Trends and Opportunities. Monographs in Adult Education, 4.
This report describes a number of innovative continuing education programs for Canadian women under the auspices of universities, local educational authorities, and other organizations. It covers daytime (largely part time) classes at Mount St. Vincent University, the Thomas More Institute, and the Universities of British Columbia, Calgary, Guelph, and Manitoba; offerings by extension departments and continuing education centers at McGill, the University of Toronto, and the Universities of Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Guelph, and Manitoba; and activities of the Adult Education Division of the Calgary School Board, including those in cooperation with the University of Calgary. It also deals with a public affairs education program in Toronto, training of volunteers by and for the National Council of Jewish Women, discussion groups sponsored by the Young Women's Christian Association, career seminars at Centennial College, professional courses of the Quo Vadis School of Nursing, as well as a Federal work orientation program, correspondence study, English for New Canadians, and educational television in Quebec. (ly)
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Discussion Groups, Educational Television, English (Second Language), Extension Education, Immigrants, Labor Force Development, Nursing, Professional Continuing Education, Public Affairs Education, Public School Adult Education, Teacher Education, Volunteers, Womens Education
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto. Dept. of Adult Education.