ERIC Number: ED335528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Partners in Literacy. National Literacy Program. An Overview of Projects = Partenaires en Alphabetisation. Programme National d'Alphabetisation. Un Apercu des Projets.
National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
This booklet provides an overview of some projects and initiatives funded by the National Literacy Program in Canada in 1989-90. Many have been supported as well by the provinces and territories, community organizations, business, or labor organizations. The booklet also contains a sample of the activities of other federal departments and agencies that are working within their own mandates to support literacy. Section 1 describes 56 joint federal-provincial/territorial projects that show how each region responds to the literacy needs of its population. Projects are classified by province or territory. Section 2 details 29 projects of voluntary groups and organizations that are community partners in literacy. Section 3 focuses on 11 workplace literacy projects. Section 4 describes the literacy work being done by nine federal government departments and agencies. A final section describes three major research projects supported by the National Literacy Program to contribute to the base of knowledge about literacy in Canada. The booklet contains both English and French language versions. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).