Resource Type Archive

Getting Started: A Guide to Adult Literacy in BC

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This guidebook contains helpful information about adult literacy programs, including volunteer tutor programs. It includes: • Information on tutor training • Tips for volunteer management • An evaluation tool appropriate for all adult literacy programs

Learning Without Borders: an Introduction to Community-based Adult Literacy in British Columbia

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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC

Learning Without Borders has been designed as an introduction to the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC. It surveys its history, explains some of the challenges, provides a glimpse of the delivery models and introduces the perspective of adult learners.

Learning Together: A Guide to Community-based Adult ESL & Literacy in British Columbia

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  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC
  • By: Emily Hunter and Kate Trethewey

The purpose of this guidebook is to support the practitioners and tutors who work with multi-level ESL learners in community programs, by providing a synthesis of information relevant to the ESL and literacy fields.

Its Own Reward: A Guide to Community-based Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Programs

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  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC
  • By: Judy Brooks and Literacy BC

This resource guide is intended to provide support to individuals and groups involved in community-based adult literacy tutor programs. It contains information about volunteer tutor programs, including tutor training and volunteer management. It is by no means a complete guide – it simply gives a general overview, with references to some useful resources.

Helping Communities Bloom: A Family Literacy Resource Guide for British Columbia

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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC

This Resource Guide reflects the philosophies, principles and realities of the diversity of family literacy programs in the province and provides useful guidelines for development, delivery and evaluation of programs. An updated version of this guide, Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC, was published in 2019.

Community Literacy Planning Guide: Working Together for Literacy

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  • Publication Date: 2012 (Revised edition)
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This guidebook explores how the community literacy plan, a reporting requirement for ongoing literacy funding, can be completed. But more importantly, this guide provides task groups and literacy outreach coordinators with a tool to maintain the community literacy process. It discusses roles and responsibilities, how the work gets done, how resources are allocated, and how… Keep reading

Community Literacy Planning Guide

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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: 2010 Legacies Now
  • By: Editors: Carole Trueman, Fiona Morrison, Ron Faris, Leona Gadasby, Nicole Allan, Natasha Vander Wal

The Literacy Now Communities program involves community members developing a plan that addresses local literacy needs. This guide explains the program and presents a process for developing and implementing a community plan.

Communicating about Literacy: Developing Your Communications Strategy

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  • Publication Date: 2008?
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: 2010 Legacies Now
  • By: 2010 Legacies Now

This guide lays out a step-by-step process for developing a communications strategy about literacy. Includes a hypothetical example of the steps in action. A supplementary, companion document to the Community Literacy Planning Guide published in 2006.

The BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy

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  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC
  • By: Jean Rasmussen in collaboration with Jo Dunaway and the Provincial Family Literacy Working Group

This guide was developed to promote good practice and support the work of individuals and groups working in family literacy in BC. It includes five sections: Definition of Family Literacy, Goals of Family Literacy, Statements of Values in Family Literacy, Statements of Best Practices in Family Literacy, and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy…. Keep reading

Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This concise introduction to family literacy programs in BC is desgned for those who are: • wondering what’s involved in family literacy programs, • developing a new family literacy program, or • looking for a tool to help describe or reflect on family literacy program work.