As I was saying… thoughts on adult literacy and training policy

September 12th, 2017byAlan Cherwinski

https://brigidhayes.wordpress.com/ From time to time, I like to share my thinking with others. Mainly I think about adult literacy and training policy. I often think about the public policy responses that are taken by national and provincial/territorial governments. My opinions are my own. My consulting work involves strategic planning and policy development in workplace literacy, […]

Multifangled.com

August 28th, 2017byAlan Cherwinski

Multifangled specialises in adult and youth education with a focus on literacy and numeracy and applied learning. Experts in educational practices appropriate for non-traditional education settings, community education, and/or disadvantaged groups. http://multifangled.com.au/wp/

POLICY PROBLEMS The (mis)use of an international literacy test in Ontario’s literacy system

July 24th, 2016byAlan Cherwinski

The Learner Gains Research Project is bringing the Essential Skills for Employment and Education (ESEE) online assessment to LBS programs. AlphaPlus has been keeping an eye on the ESEE practice test pilot including issues, discussions, and the response from our sector. To help keep the conversation going, we are highlighting a new blog called ‘Policy […]

The “How to” wiki

April 15th, 2010byMaria Moriarty

Here’s a great feature in Wired – the must read magazine for all things related to technology and how technology is changing our world –  check out the  the “How-to” wiki –  full of great ideas tips and tricks  about  computers , the internet, work and the latest tech gadgets – you can contribute to […]

The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book

March 22nd, 2010byMaria Moriarty

Terry Freedman publisher of the Educational Technology Site has just released a free ( yes free!!) e-book  – The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book – it’s compilation of Web 2.0 projects  in schools in the U.K. – instructors and students describe  their projects – how they worked and what they learned – although many of […]

An amazing list of Web 2.0 Resources for Adult Literacy Practitioners

December 1st, 2009byMaria Moriarty

Here is a link to a dazzling list of   Web 2.0 resources for adult literacy practitioners put together by Patty Ball, Regional Technology Coordinator, Northeast SABES in Massachussetts. I have had this list on my “to do” or “to blog” list for a while and just flipped through it again this morning – to […]

New Adult Literacy Education Blog

November 19th, 2009byMaria Moriarty

The inimitable David Rosen has  a new  blog – Adult Literacy Education – that promises to be a real boon to the adult literacy field.  David is a highly experienced adult literacy educator and researcher  – it will be wonderful to be able to tap into his experience and knowledge on the blog.  For example […]

What is Wiki Educator?

August 14th, 2009byMaria Moriarty

I have just spent an exciting hour exploring WikiEducator – an online global community of educators working collaboratively to develop and share free educational content. It includes an Adult Basic Education Section where you will find free learning resources developed in British Columbia under the auspices of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer – […]

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