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

September 12th, 2017 by Alan 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, 2017 by Alan 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, 2016 by Alan 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, 2010 by Maria 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, 2010 by Maria 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, 2009 by Maria 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 […]

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