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ERIC Number: ED522574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar-26
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Family Literacy and the New Canadian: Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Learning: The Case of Literacy, Essential Skills and Language Learning in Canada
Eaton, Sarah Elaine
Online Submission, Paper presented at the National Metropolis Conference (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Mar 23-26, 2011)
This paper examines literacy and language learning across the lifespan within the context of immigrants in the Canadian context. It explores the process of improving literacy skills and acquiring second or third language skills through the systems of formal, non-formal and informal learning, as defined by the OECD [Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development]. Volunteer literacy tutoring programs and heritage language programs in Canada are among the examples highlighted. (Contains a bibliography.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada