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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Flooded with Thoughts on Literacy While Bailing out in Calgary

Originally posted on Adult Literacy and Essential Skills Research Institute:
Written By: Audrey Gardner The day after the International Symposium on Literacy as Numbers: Researching the Politics and Practices of Literacy Assessment Regimes in London, I flew back to Calgary saturated with happy thoughts from all the event’s provocative conversations, presentations, and discussions about the implications…

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Australian Council for Adult Literacy Conference 2013

Conference in response to preliminary findings of the 2011/2012 PIAAC international adult literacy survey by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and current topics which chime with challenges we are engaging with here such as vocationally and academically integrated literacies, educating young school leavers, community development and professionalisation of the literacies workforce. Most …

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