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Eliminating Violence Against Women

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The 2018 theme is Orange the World: #HearMeToo and like previous years, the date marks the launch of 16 days of activism that will conclude on 10 December 2018, International Human Rights Day. Did you know that 1 in 3 women and… Read more

Aliza Dhungana

Program Manager | 604-681-4199 x 413 Aliza brings a range of expertise to Decoda, including non-formal education, early learning, community development, volunteer management, research and journalism. Previously, she worked in Nepal for UNESCO implementing various projects on comprehensive adult literacy, gender equality and early childhood education. She has also worked with DIVERSEcity, ECEBC, and Lions Clubs… Read more

Canada History Week

This week is Canada History Week! This year’s theme is Science, Creativity and Innovation: Our Canadian Story, highlighting historic achievements by Canadians in the fields of medicine, science, technology, engineering and math. Historica Canada has created a digital magazine for Canada History Week. This interactive publication provides snapshots of Canadian accomplishments with links to more… Read more

Marci Bulloch

Program Manager | 604-681-4199 x 401 Marci began her work in adult literacy in 1993. Her background includes facilitation, program coordination, community development and curriculum development. Her early years in the field were spent teaching in a correctional facility in the north, which deepened her understanding of the impact of limited literacy and essential skills. Prior to joining the… Read more

World Children’s Day

Today is World Children’s Day! It’s a day to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights. Celebrate by wearing blue today. And watch for global landmarks going blue.   Click here to sign the petition asking world leaders to commit to doing more to fulfill child rights.

Carolyn Moi

Assistant Editor: The Westcoast Reader | 604-681-4199 x 421 Carolyn has been committed to the educational field for over 15 years. She has taught English as an Additional Language to diverse groups in community and academic settings. She is passionate about helping learners recognize their full potential as they work toward achieving their goals. She also… Read more

Financial Literacy for Children

It’s the fourth week of Financial Literacy Month and the theme is Start good habits early. Financial literacy is an essential life skill and children can start learning about money when they’re young. Lessons in managing money can be embedded in family activities. Shopping, planning a trip or going to the bank are opportunities to… Read more

Christie Case

Database Administrator | 604-681-4199 x 408 Christie has a background in fundraising and information management. She understands the importance of a non-profits’ ability to report on complex datasets in a way that is meaningful for all stakeholders and is thrilled to bring her experience to Decoda. Christie always has a volunteer gig going on the… Read more

Screen Sense

What role should screen media play in the life of very young children? Screen Sense, a new resource series from Zero to Three, helps answer that question. Screen Sense: What the Research Says About the Impact of Media on Children Aged 0-3 Years Old  summarizes the recent research. (Read the Executive Summary here.) The research… Read more

Right To Education

Education is a fundamental human right. UNESCO has launched a digital campaign, #RightToEducation, which runs until December 18, 2018. This campaign explores the significance of the right to education and the challenges to making that right a reality to everyone. UNESCO has produced a series of videos, animations, visuals, interviews and stories to support this… Read more