11 et 12 juin, 2015, Montréal, Québec
L’Institut d’été 2015 se penchera sur la question de savoir comment le virage vers le numérique a modifié les notions entourant les littératies. L’Institut se déroulera en anglais et en français. Nous poursuivons notre collaboration avec le RESDAC et le CDÉACF, deux solides organisations d’apprentissage des adultes œuvrant au Canada. Cette année, nous avons l’honneur de nous associer à la IXe Assemblée mondiale de l’éducation et de la formation des adultes.
June 11-12, 2015, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec.
Is the idea of "digital divide" outdated? Steve Reder suggests a new metaphor to mark milestones on the "digital pathways" that individuals follow en route to digital competence.
Most countries now see e-learning as a means to enhance both economic and social outcomes for the country and its citizens. Has Canada lost the pillar of citizenship in its skills agenda? Hear policy makers and community developers from industrialized countries and countries in the global South grapple with the issues....
And there is still time to register for the Institute
UPSKILL : les bases de l’excellence- Lire le rapport publié par la Société de recherche sociale appliquée. L’étude a été présentée dans le cadre de l’Institut d’été 2014.
Lire des moments clés de l`Institut: À Lire, le magazine de RESDAC
Read Elizabeth L. Tighe's review of Summer Institute 2014 in the Fall 2014 issue of the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education (available online in PDF format)
Vous pouvez maintenant voir les diapositives et les vidéos des exposés:
Notre partenaire RESDAC a redigé plusiers postes sur l'Institut sur leur blog À Lire.
We continue to post slides and videos of the presentations from Fall Institute 2013 – Interpreting PIAAC Results: Understanding Competencies of the Future including:
Maintenant en ligne: un vidéo des entrevues avec des présentateurs
L’Institut était un grand succès. Ce colloque était une occasion de discuter la mise en place de politiques et de pratiques fondées sur les résultats du PEICA dès l’automne prochain. (See Summer Institute 2012).
Newly posted: Interviews with international presenters
At the Institute we heard from people in English and French, from all over Canada and around the world, about issues surrounding PIAAC and other adult literacy assessments. Videos, photos and slides from Institute presentations and discussions are now available online.
The Institute explored a range of social finance and other innovative funding models including those currently being proposed by many governments in Canada and around the world, focusing on how these models might apply to literacy and essential skills programs in the community and workplace. We have posted presentations and photos.
Thank you to all Summer Institute participants. We have posted papers and presentations by participants, as well as links to pertinent videos.
We have posted Think Papers, Country Stories, and some Presentations, Photos, and Questions and Answers for the Institute, which explored the story of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and its successors in Canada and other countries. It traced the shift from “literacy” to “skills” to “competencies”, and explored evolving methodology and the impacts of the international literacy assessments over two decades on policy and practice.
The presentations from this year's summer institute [Workplace Literacy & Essential Skills: Embedding Practice, Preparing Providers] are now up, and the page has been re-organized.
The 2010 Summer Institute examined how workplace literacy and essential skills (WES) programs are evaluated, and asked whether we are measuring the right things in the right way. Read more
The first of three summer institutes on the topic of workplace literacy and essential skills, focusing on best practices. Read more
The Centre for Literacy, Bow Valley College, and the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (CCL) co-sponsored this three-day institute in Calgary on October 16-18, 2008. This Learning Institute set out to examine how to design health literacy curriculum for health care providers. Read more
Recent studies acknowledge that many second-language learners, including some who lack mother tongue literacy, enrol in adult literacy programs. The 2008 Summer Institute brought together participants to meet with organizations and individuals who have done the early research. Read more
Presenters from Swift Current, SK, to Hobart, Tasmania, spoke of inspiring partnerships between libraries and literacy groups that support broad-based literacy development. Read more
This Institute focused on the effects accountability mechanisms can have on adult literacy organizations. Read more
Debate about the role of technology in literacy and learning often stops as soon as someone says casually, “… But technology is only a tool.” Historians of technology would argue that while it is certainly a tool, tools change the way we organize ourselves and ultimately the way we think.
The Institute was a three-day facilitated exchange that brought together adult basic education practitioners from the formal and community sectors, researchers, and policy makers to explore questions, enlarge understanding, and identify strategies to move adult literacy policy and practice forward across local, national and international boundaries.
The Institute was a three-day facilitated exchange that brought together adult basic education practitioners, health care professionals, researchers, and policy makers to explore questions, enlarge understanding, and identify strategies in an effort to move literacy health policy and practice forward across local, national and international boundaries.
Numeracy is now seen as the “mirror image of literacy” but there is still a general lack of understanding about the difference between “numeracy” and “math.” The 2002 Summer Institute brought together some of the best-known numeracy researcher/practitioners in the world for three days. Read LACMF article in PDF
The Centre for Literacy of Quebec ran the 2001 Summer Institute in Montreal from June 28 - 30, in collaboration with The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC). The three days were filmed by the National Film Board for their projected website called the Learning Centre (http://www.nfb.ca). Read more
Participants from around the world met at the 11th Annual Summer Institute of The Centre for Literacy to consider how television has been used in many countries to create public awareness and to teach literacy skills to adults. This Institute brought together some of the pioneers in the field to meet with practitioners and policy-makers, share their experiences, and explore directions for the future.