Monthly Archives: October 2013

Premières réactions aux résultats du Programme pour l’évaluation internationale des compétences des adultes (PEICA)

A big thank you to le RESDAC – Réseau pour le développement de l’alphabétisme et des compétences for translating my paper about PIAAC into French. Un grand merci au RESDAC – Réseau pour le développement de l’alphabétisme et des compétences … Continue reading

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First Reactions to PIAAC

On October 8, 2013, the OECD released the results of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies. The Canadian Literacy and Learning Network asked me to study the results and prepare a paper outlining my reactions. I was … Continue reading

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IALS and Essential Skills in Canadian Literacy Policy and Practice

As background for the Centre for Literacy Summer Institute in June 2013, I prepared a paper on IALS and Essential Skills in Canadian Literacy Policy and Practice.  This review provides a snapshot at a specific point in time, of the … Continue reading

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Budget 2013

The following piece was written shortly after the March 2013 federal budget. It gives my take on the budget especially about the Labour Market Agreements and the Canada Job Grant. ****************************************************************** An Overview of Budget 2013’s Impact on Labour Market … Continue reading

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