Adult Learning in Canada: A Comparative Perspective Introduction Adult learning in context OECD’s thematic review of adult learning policies and practices in 17 OECD countries found a growing recognition by policy makers of the necessity to invest in adult learning to achieve economic efficiency and address equity deficiencies (OECD, 2005a, p Cited by: 55. Adult Learning in Canada in an International Perspective Kjell Rubenson University of British Columbia, Canada Abstract: This paper examines adult learning in Canada in an international perspective. The paper explores the level of inclusiveness and observes the relative importance of the state, employer and individual in the structuring of.
The National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) both informs and learns from practice. Its rigorous, high quality research increases knowledge and gives those teaching, managing, and setting policy in adult literacy education a sound basis for making decisions. Although video has long been used as a teaching aid in adult literacy and basic education, literacy researchers seem to have ignored the potential benefits of using video as a tool that could add rigour to research. Reporting on their field experiences of an adult literacy learning study in Canada, the authors provide a narrative account of their use of video as a data collection tool.Cited by: 7.
Increasingly, urban and rural centers in Canada are receiving immigrants and refugees from countries affected by war. While it is important not to pathologize the effects that war and other catastrophes may have on individuals, it is also vital not to underestimate their impact on the ability of individuals to adjust to life in a new society.Cited by: 9.