Adult Education

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1997 BC College and Institute Aboriginal Former Student Outcomes

Alternate Title
BC College and Institute Student Outcomes Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BC Outcomes Working Group
Centre for Education Information
Description
Survey of characteristics of graduates, evaluation of post-graduation employment opportunities, experiences while attending, satisfaction with programs, and number of students pursuing additional education.
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1st Annual Creative Leaders Aboriginal Economic Prosperity Symposium [Nancy Villeneuve, Virginie Bronsard, Mary Jane Loustel]

Alternate Title
[CAP Creative Leaders Symposium]
[Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Creative Leaders Symposium]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Nancy Villeneuve
Virginie Bronsard
Mary Jane Loustel
thorvick's method productions
Description
CN Railway human resources representatives describe company's recruitment challenges and strategies, and employment opportunities. Representative from IBM discusses the company's innovative technology, collaborative initiatives, and the IGNITE program for K-12 students. Followed by question and answer period. Duration: 1:11:27.
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Aboriginal Adult Literacy Assessment Tool Launch: Example Survey

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network (SALN)
Description
Survey delivered in two parts: part A provides community perceptions, demographics, experiences, recommendations and understandings, part B determines community strengths in listening, reading, writing English, problem solving, and numeracy.
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Aboriginal Family Literacy Initiative: Building a Movement to Promote, Support and Empower Aboriginal Family Literacy in British Columbia: A Proposal and Implementation Plan for the BC Aboriginal Family Literacy Initiative for 2008

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Urban Aboriginal Family Literacy Working Group
Description
Discusses culturally appropriate objectives for literacy projects aimed to address the gap in programs and resources.
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Aboriginal Financial Literacy Needs Survey and Framework

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Helen Bobiwash
Jeffrey Jacobs
Description
Sample size was 968 and survey was conducted January through April 2015. Recommendations developed based information gathered on demographics, Five Pillars of Financial Literacy (planning and managing financial affairs, public and private benefits, products and services, and protection from fraud), life events, and barriers to financial literacy.
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Aboriginal Health Management Training Program Graduation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 5, September/October 1999, p. 28
Description
Commemorates the graduating class of eleven Indigenous trainees from the two year Health Management course at Sydney (Australia) Hospital.
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Aboriginal Horizontal Framework

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Horizontal Framework: Programs and Spending Overview
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Treasury Board Secretariat
Government of Canada]
Description
Overview of Aboriginal-direct programming and spending offered by the Government of Canada. The 360 programs and services are arranged under seven thematic headings: Health, Lifelong Learning, Housing, Safe and Sustainable Communities, Economic Opportunities, Lands and Resources and Governance and Relationships.
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Aboriginal Labour Market Programming: A Scoping Review

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alisa Harrison
Description
Purpose of report is to provide overview of best practices and highlight recurring issues in British Columbia, other parts of Canada and Australia. Looked at annual and symposium reports, internal documents and literature reviews.
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Aboriginal Legal Education Needs Survey 2006-2007

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Nadine Callihoo
Racquel Fraser
Kristin Raworth
Description
Results of 38 interviews with Aboriginal courtworkers, crown prosecutors, judges, city police and RCMP officers in Alberta.
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Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills Pilot Project: Food Safety and Indigenous Food Preparation on Vancouver Island

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Literacy Victoria
Description
For use by adult learners. Curriculum designed for people who want to safely prepare food, find local food sources and promote traditional harvesting, work in the food industry or take the FOODSAFE Level 1 course. Worksheets link to one or more of nine essential skills.
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Aboriginal Literacy Resources

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Literacy BC
Description
Includes links to general literacy information as well as specific instructional and learner resources.
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Aboriginal Medical Practitioners: The Native American Experience

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Art Kaufman
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 4, December 1984, pp. 40-43
Description
Author who is a white physician and faculty member of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine reports of the efforts of his University to attract and retain Native American medical students.
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Aboriginal Nurses

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trudy Longbottom
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, December 1980, pp. 25-27
Description
Discusses educational training possibilities for young people wanting to be health workers to serve in their home communities.
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Aboriginal Overseas Study Awards Scheme

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 3, September 1985, pp. 59-60
Description
Notice asking for expressions of interest for up to ten interested Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander individuals seeking to add to their skills and experience through short term overseas observational study.
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Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan: 2020 Vision for the Future

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan: Progress Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ministry of Advanced Education [British Columbia]
Description
Discusses strategies to address barriers and achieve systemic institutional change for Aboriginal students. Related material: 2013 Progress Report. 2014 Progress Report.
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Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy: Partnership Development Handbook

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Employment and Social Development Canada
Description
Divided into nine sections associated with the partnership cycle: defining the partnership; identifying and approaching partners; assessing the partnership climate and building skills, creating infrastructure; delivery of project; monitoring and measuring; troubleshooting; revising and adapting; and moving on. Also includes tools such as checklists, sample letters, presentations, and questions, and templates.
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Aboriginal Ways of Seeing and Being: Informing Professional Learning for Australian Teachers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lisa Buxton
AlterNative, vol. 14, no. 2, June 2018, pp. 121-129
Description
Study looks at way to increase efficacy in incorporating Indigenous ways of seeing into classroom settings; teacher-participants evaluated professional learning from a day On Country. Feedback from educators recommends two day On Country, adequate in-school follow-up, and ongoing support through a blog.
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Access and Barriers to Food Items and Food Preparation Among Plains Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Betty Geishirt Cantrell
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-74
Description
Discusses four-year study of Sioux and Winnebago peoples to develop and evaluate a diabetes education program; they found education about diet and diabetes is not enough, when access to healthier diet is a continuing problem.
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An Account From Five Aboriginal Health Workers Who Undertook The Diabetes Educators Course Conducted By Flinders University

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Meri King
Anna Sinn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 6, November/December 1999, pp. 19-23
Description
Describes the process involved in receiving funding from Diabetes Australia to support the education program. Conclusions reached state the Aboriginal health worker is the best equipped to inform Aboriginal clients about diabetes management.
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Across Australia...From Health Worker to Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Braun
Rose Graham
Johnny Briscoe
Jessie Camphoo
Eliza Haywood ...[et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 7, no. 3, September 1983, pp. 9-22
Description
Various Aboriginal health workers from the Northern Territory, Australia describe the roles that they play in the health care system.
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Across Australia.....From Health Worker to Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Martha Duncan
Lyall Dennison
Kathy Abbott
Gladys Andrew
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 4, December 1982, pp. 26-33
Description
Compilation of several personal narratives from Australian Aboriginal health workers reporting on their roles in health care.
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Adaptation and Decolonization: Unpacking the Role of "Culturally Appropriate" Knowledge in the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amy Salmon
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 2, 2007, pp. 257-273
Description
Examines perceptions of young Aboriginal mothers attending an urban FAS prevention program, discusses the two distinct uses of the term "culturally appropriate" in FAS pedagogy, and concludes with an analysis of the participants insights and the policy texts.
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Adapting Online Learning for Canada's Northern Public Health Workforce

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marnie Bell
Karen MacDougall
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21345
Description
Pilot project findings found that online learning is a cost effective tool that can overcome geographical challenges presented by vast northern distances.
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