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The Centre  for Family Literacy has created an app  to help improve literacy

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Federal government underspends on literacy (once again…)

The federal Public Accounts for 2015-2016 were posted on October 25, 2016 [http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/cpc-pac/index-eng.html]. Once again, Employment and Social Development Canada underspent on literacy and essential skills projects leaving $13,133,194 on the table. Large lapses in the spending under the Adult … Continue reading

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PROJECT MANAGER / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks has posted the following full-time job in Ottawa: PROJECT MANAGER / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER “The position involves project management responsibilities. It reports directly to the Executive Director.  Depending on experience and qualifications of the … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,100 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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New adult reading assessment available

The Adult Literacy Research Institute out of Alberta recently announced a new reading assessment tool informally aligned with the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and the Alberta Reading Benchmarks. I’ve not taken a look at the tool but thought some … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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