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K. EDUCATION

Documents

Created Date Thursday, 28 January 2016
Filesize 1.82 Megabytes

2005 (September) Sacred Heart Collective - An Effective Use of a Closed School

Title:The sacred heart collective: an effective use of a closed school? : community experiences at the former Sacred Heart School in Edmonton, Alberta.
Author(s):Atkey, Jill|split|Henshaw, Dianne
Subject:Education - general|split|Urban issues - community development|split|Non-profit organizations - administration
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2005
Language:English
 
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 23 July 2015
Filesize 884 Kilobytes

1993 May First Reading - Lessons in Learning

Created Date Thursday, 23 July 2015
Filesize 564 Kilobytes

1993 Meeting The Challenge of the 90s - Conference Report

Title:Meeting the challenge : of the 90's : 1993 conference report.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Social services - general|split|Social services - funding|split|Non-profit organizations - funding sources
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1993
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Filesize 640 Kilobytes

1992 April Needs Assessment on Each One Teach One E.S.O.L. Tutoring in Edmonton

Title:Needs assessment on each one teach one : E.S.O.L. tutoring in Edmonton.
Author(s):Bennett, Pearl
Subject:Needs assessment - examples
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1992
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 19 March 2015
Filesize 773 Kilobytes

1983 January A Report on the Inner City Schools Project

Title:A report on the inner city schools project
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Education - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1983
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 19 March 2015
Filesize 4.90 Megabytes

1982 Fall Parent Education Programs and Support Services in Edmonton

 

Title:Parent education programs and support services in Edmonton
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Citation:Prepared for the Edmonton Catholic School Board and Alberta Education
Subject:Family - parent education
Publisher:Government of Alberta
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1982
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 19 March 2015
Filesize 506 Kilobytes

1982 Fall Parent Education Programs and Support Services – Summary

 

Title:Parent education programs and support services: summary.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Citation:Prepared for the Edmonton Catholic School Board and Alberta Education
Subject:Family - parent education
Publisher:Government of Alberta
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1982
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 05 March 2015
Filesize 365 Kilobytes

1978 February Response to the Document School Facility Logistics

 

Title:Response to the document "school facility logistics" by Woods Gordon & Co.
Author(s):Springman, Elwood|split|McMichael, Jane|split|Cass, Carol|split|Chutter, Gordon
Subject:Education - community schools
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1978
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 06 November 2014
Filesize 471 Kilobytes

1974 October School Drop Outs

Title:Task force on school drop-outs
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Education - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1974
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 06 November 2014
Filesize 559 Kilobytes

1974 December School Drop Outs

 

Title:Task force on school drop-outs
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Education - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1974
Language:English
Edition:Reissue of October report, with additions
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 763 Kilobytes

1973 June The State of Community Schools in Edmonton

 

Title:The state of community schools in Edmonton
Author(s):Soderstrom, Roger
Subject:Education - community schools
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1973
Language:English
 Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 1.45 Megabytes

1972 The Sunclimbers - A Manual for Starting a Pre-School Program

Title:The sunclimbers: a manual for starting a pre-school program.
Author(s):Henry, J.|split|Russell, D.
Subject:Child care - administration|split|Child care - programming
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1972
Language:English
Material Type:Handbook

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 710 Kilobytes

1970 The Possible is Irrelevant, So It Is Only Worth Trying for the Impossible

 

Title:The possible is irrelevant, so it is only worth trying for the impossible
Author(s):Theobald, Robert Theobald, Robert
Citation:Submission to the commission on educational planning
Subject:Education - general Education - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1970
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 311 Kilobytes

1966 Brief to the Department of Education, Province of Alberta for the Establishment of a Two Year Welfare Services Course

 

Title:Brief to the Department of Education, Province of Alberta for the establishment of a two year welfare services course
Corporate Author: Edmonton Welfare Council, Youth Services Division
Subject:Education - general|split|Children - child welfare system
Publisher:Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1966
Language:English

 


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 281 Kilobytes

1964 November 1st Draft Brief to Edmonton Public School Board on Community Use of Public School Facilities

 

Title:Brief to Edmonton Public School Board : on community use of public school facilities.
Corporate Author:Edmonton Welfare Council
Youth Services Division
Publisher:Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1964
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 06 October 2011
Filesize 1.44 Megabytes

2011 Future of Teaching in Alberta

 

Title:The future of teaching in Alberta
            Corporate Author: The Alberta Teachers’ Association
            Subject:Education - general 
            Publisher:The Alberta Teachers’ Association
            Place of Publication:Edmonton
            Date of Publication:2011
            Abstract:

This stellar document, from the Alberta Teachers’ Association, reaffirms the timeless virtues of teaching while embracing and advancing the need to change the ways in which they are sometimes realized. Alberta’s great strength as a global leader in educational achievement has been its ability to work with paradoxes and not be defeated or divided by them. The Future of Teaching in Alberta is an invaluable manuscript that should be read far and wide, not only in Alberta or only in Canada. It has global relevance, and we welcome its appearance, dissemination, reading and rereading by educators and publics around the world without reservation.

Language:English
 Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 25 August 2010
Filesize 6.99 Megabytes

2011 Early Years Study 3

Title:Early Years Study 3: making decisions, taking actions.
Author(s):McCain, Margaret Norrie|split|Mustard, J. Fraser|split|McCuaig, Kerry
Corporate Author: Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation
Subject:Child care - Canada|split|Child care - planning, policy
Publisher:Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation
Place of Publication:Toronto
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

Early Years Study 3 report looks at the social, economic and scientific benefits of increasing investments to early childhood education programs in Canada.

Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Filesize 1.09 Megabytes

2010 Facts Alberta Education

 

Title:Facts worth knowing about Alberta's education system: 2010.
Corporate Author: Alberta Teachers' Association
Subject:Education - statistics
Publisher:Alberta Teachers' Association
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

Contains statistics from Alberta Education, current to 2010. Includes number of schools, number of school authorities, number of students registered in Alberta schools, number of students by types of schools, class sizes, high school completion rates, Alberta Education funding rates, and number of teachers.

Language:English
Material Type:Fact Sheet


Created Date Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Filesize 657 Kilobytes

2010 Changing Landscapes

Title:Changing landscapes for learning our way to the next Alberta: shaping a preferred future 2010-2030.
Corporate Author: Alberta Teachers' Association
Subject:Education - planning, policy
Publisher:Alberta Teachers' Association
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

As we move further into the province’s second century, Albertans find themselves blazing a trail into the unknown – with unprecedented opportunities and challenges. The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and Cambridge Strategies invites you to be part of the exploration that awaits Alberta’s next generation as our province defines its place in the world.
Changing Landscapes for Learning Our Way to the Next Alberta is part of a long-term commitment to engage Albertans in a thought-provoking conversation about our shared future. This publication identifies seven trends impacting four domains of our lives here in Alberta: individuals, relationships and community; work and the economy; governance and politics; and emerging technologies.

Language:English
Material Type:Report

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