Monthly Archives: October 2016

What can we learn from Sweden…

A big thank you to the Literacy Enquirers Facebook page for posting an interview that Nayda Veeman gave literacies magazine back in 2004. literacies is now defunct. Advocates like Nayda have left us. The literacy sector is in disarray. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Nayda Veeman, literacy pioneer

I learned today of the death of Nayda Veeman, a pioneer in the world of literacy in Canada. I first met Nayda back in the day, probably in the early 1990s, when she was Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Literacy … Continue reading

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Transfer of RESDAC documentation to the CDÉACF website

Following the end of core funding, national literacy organizations continue to work to protect what they have developed and, when necessary, find new homes for their work. RESDAC has sent all its documentation to the CDÉACF website. You may recall … Continue reading

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