ERIC Number: ED381643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Exemplary Practice in Manitoba. Models of Quality in Literacy Programming.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Literacy and Continuing Education Branch.
This document profiles seven exemplary literacy programs in Manitoba, Canada: the Open Doors program in Winnipeg (a community-based program conducted in a school setting); the Brandon Friendship Centre literacy program (a community-based program conducted in a friendship center in rural Manitoba); the Flin Flon Friendship Centre literacy program (a community-based program conducted in a library in northern Manitoba); the Transcona Literacy program (a volunteer program conducted in a community centre in Winnipeg); the Pembina Valley Language Education for Adults program (a community-based program that is presented in multiple centers through the efforts of a coalition of community and government organizations formed to coordinate adult literacy education in the rural Pembina Valley area); the Communication Enhancement Program (a workplace literacy program for workers in the agriculture sector that is sponsored by the United Grain Growers and Manitoba Pool Elevators); and the workplace literacy program offered by the manufacturing company Atlas Graham. Each program profile contains some or all of the following: highlights of the program's 1994-95 project plan, background to the program, elements of good practice and unique features of the program, and a discussion of how the program's development plan reflects its philosophy. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Agriculture, Community Centers, Community Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Libraries, Library Services, Literacy Education, Manufacturing Industry, Models, Program Content, Program Design, Rural Education, Urban Education, Volunteers, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Literacy and Continuing Education Branch.