Monthly Archives: February 2014

Budget 2014

CLLN asked me to prepare an analysis of Budget 2014 which was delivered on February 11, 2014. RESDAC will be translating my commentary into French and I will post as soon as it’s available. You can read my full analysis … Continue reading

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PIAAC (the PISA for Adults): a Powerful Tool for the OECD Skills Strategy

Very interesting post on PIAAC – this makes the connections with PISA and also with the power of the OECD and tools such as PIAAC for determining how policy is crafted.

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Celebrating Alberta’s Deborah Morgan, Phyllis Steeves, and Lorene Anderson: Three Literacy Cartographers Mapping the Way

Originally posted on Adult Literacy and Essential Skills Research Institute:
Stories from the Field has been a year-long, informal professional-development project that shares literacy practitioners’ stories of innovations, successes, and challenges working in the adult literacy field in Alberta. Because…

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