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Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4
Authors: Laura Jackson
How does a woman upgrade her education and skills when she lives in a remote northern community? When the only road winds 25 kilometers north-east to a couple of small villages on the lake? When the nearest university is several hundred kilometers away? And what happens when a woman has children at home, and no money to spare?
The author spoke to three such women of Labrador. For each one, ingenuity and imagination were part of the answer.
Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4
Authors: Diana Ellis
This article examines “grounding assumptions” developed by the Women's Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, concerning women's work and its contribution to the economy. These grounding assumptions are statements used in discussion groups, as the basis for talks and workshops, and for helping other groups to develop their own grounding assumptions to reflect their particular community
Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1
Authors: Diana Ellis
This article examines the tactic of working with community women to develop "grounding assumptions" about women and their place in the economy, which can be used to develop action strategies suitable to their needs.
Grounding assumptions present a basic analysis of a situation and offer a useful place for discussion to start. They are statements that need not be broken down any further; statements that can begin comfortably with "We believe that…"
Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1
Authors: Heidi Rathjen
At the time this article was written, the author was the executive director of the Coalition for Gun Control. She provides an analysis of Bill C-17.
Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 3
Authors: Susan May
In this article, the author discusses violence against women at school, at work, and at home, the effects of violence on learning, strategies to cope with violence, and hope for the future.
Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3
Authors: Minke S. Venema
In this article, the author, in her role as a tutor for an adult literacy student, relates her experience dealing with inappropriate primary adult reading material. She discusses the sexist views and gender stereotyping found throughout the four books she was asked to use to teach a retired tradesman to read.
Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1
This article is about an annual program for young women, initiated in 1985. It was conceived and developed in response to the voices of women enrolled in college level career change programs. These women described a lifetime lack of practical learning experiences and work opportunities that provided both satisfaction and financial independence.
Women's Education des femmes, March 1984 - Vol. 2, No. 3
Authors: Susan McCrae Vander Voet
CCLOW solicited mini-essays from students at Central Peel Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario. The central question posed to the students was 'What are the three main concerns of young people today.'
About fifty students from grades nine to twelve responded with some very powerful insights, questions and worries. This article contains excerpts from some of the essays.
Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3
Authors: Wendy Priesnitz
The author and her husband home-schooled their two children during their elementary school years. In this article, Wendy Priesnitz expresses her views on home-based education and how she feels that it has the potential to demonstrate what can happen when the barriers to the integrated progress of the individual are removed.
Women's Education des femmes, August 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1
Authors: Margaret Gillett
This article concerns an event that took place 100 years before this article was written. Late in the summer of 1884, Donald A. Smith offered McGill $50,000 for the higher education of women. Within a month, more than twenty women were registered at McGill.