Publications - Project Documentation

Youth at risk and the Writers in the Community Program: An exploratory evaluation

Project Documentation | Published in 2014

This report documents a study that aimed to evaluate Writers in the Community (WIC), a community-based literacy project for at-risk youth in Montreal, run in partnership by the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) and The Centre for Literacy.

Meeting Expectations: Measuring the Impacts of Workplace Essential Skills Training

Project Documentation | Published in 2013
Authored by Boris Palameta, David Gyarmati, Norm Leckie, Tharsni Kankesan, Michael Dowie

Measures of Success (MoS), a national research project that designed and tested an evaluation framework to assess the longer-term outcomes of workplace literacy and essential skills initiatives, achieved both some expected and some surprising results. The final report documents the study and includes revised data-collection instruments based on findings and input from key stakeholders..

Répondre aux attentes : comment mesurer l’effet de la formation en ACE dans les entreprises - Sommaire Exécutif

Project Documentation | Published in 2013

Sommaire exécutif du rapport final du projet La mesure du succès

La mesure du succès : Document d`information

Project Documentation | Published in 2010
Authored by The Centre for Literacy

Ce document présente les objectifs du projet et les questions de recherche; on y définit en outre les termes «alphabétisation » et « compétences essentielles » tels qu’ils sont utilisés dans le contexte canadien et dans d’autres pays.

Meeting Expectations: Measuring the Impacts of Workplace Essential Skills Training - Executive Summary

Project Documentation | Published in 2013
Authored by Boris Palameta, David Gyarmati, Norm Leckie, Tharsni Kankesan, Michael Dowie

Measures of Success (MoS) was a national research project designed to assess the outcomes of workplace literacy and essential skills initiatives beyond immediate end-of-program results. This is the executive summary of the final report for the project.

La mesure du succès: Alphabétisation et compétences essentielles en milieu de travail - Cadre de recherche

Project Documentation | Published in 2012

Le présent rapport décrit un cadre d’évaluation du projet La mesure du succès qui vise à soupeser les impacts de la formation en alphabétisation et en compétences essentielles (ACE) en milieu de travail. Il présente un cadre général qui couvre les répercussions possibles des programmes de formation en ACE et les facteurs d’intérêt connexes. Il est prévu que le projet La mesure du succès utilisera des outils d’évaluation standardisés pour mesurer certains résultats et facteurs, mais se contentera de noter les autres. C’est au comité directeur du projet qu’il reviendra de décider quels résultats et facteurs connexes seront finalement mesurés.

Initiatives et ressources de la littératie en santé en langue française : Analyse et évaluation des données

Project Documentation | Published in 2012
Authored by The Centre for Literacy

Le Centre vient de compléter un recensement des ressources et des outils disponibles en français pour le développement de la littératie en santé. We have just completed a scan of French-language resources and tools related to health literacy. 

 

The Literacy and Essential Skills Needs of Quebec's Anglophone Adults (revised)

Project Documentation | Published in 2012
Authored by The Centre for Literacy

This report has been revised to correct errors and add appendices. A literature review and interviews were used to create a portrait of the LES needs of, and services for, Quebec’s minority-language community.

Measures of Success: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills Initiatives Research Framework

Project Documentation | Published in 2011
Authored by Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

Developed by Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), this framework provides the basis for the Measures of Success research project to evaluate the outcomes of literacy and essential skills (LES) training in the workplace.

Understanding literacy and family literacy needs of Anglophone adults in Quebec: Research Summaries

Project Documentation | Published in 2011

Succinct summaries of a selection of significant research studies that have been recently published on English-speaking communities in Quebec. The first publication from the the Understanding Literacy and Family Literacy Needs of Anglophone adults in Quebec project.

Measures of Success Background Paper

Project Documentation | Published in 2010

This background paper provides historical background for the Measures of Success project.

Home Intervention Program for Parents of Pre-School Children (HIPPY): An efficacy study

Project Documentation | Published in 2010
Authored by Lynn Butler-Kisber; Joanne Kingsley; Sylvia Sklar

HIPPY Montréal: Evaluation of Outcomes 2008-2009

Project Documentation | Published in 2009
Authored by Stephanie Garrow

This study complements the primarily qualitative study conducted by Prof. Lynn Butler-Kisber, Prof. Joanne Kingsley, Prof. Sylvia Sklar and their colleagues from The Centre for Educational Leadership (CEL), McGill University, Montreal: Home Intervention Program for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters (HIPPY): An efficacy study (2009). It provides further quantitative analysis of HIPPY outcomes.

Report on the Lire/Imagine/Read Project at the Montreal Children's Hospital

Project Documentation | Published in 2009

A report on the literacy promotion project at the Montreal Children's Hospital. This report covers the years 2006-2008.

IFPCA Final Report for the Lifelong Learning Collections

Project Documentation | Published in 2008

Describes the reasons for, operation of, and initial outcomes of the Lifelong Literacy Collections project

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