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New Brunswick Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families - Frequently Asked Questions [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Year of publication: 
2012

A series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the New Brunswick Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families program.

New Brunswick Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Year of publication: 
2012

The New Brunswick Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families (NB Grant) is a program designed to increase the participation of students from low-income families in post-secondary education by helping to cover unmet financial need.

Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

In this program, adult learners can obtain instruction in English or French. Academic services for grade levels 1 through 9 and GED preparation is accessible in 70 communities throughout the province. Programs are customized for individual learners' needs. The program offers standardized curriculum and testing providing accreditation for further study. Learners who complete GED preparation, go on to challenge the GED exam.

Community Adult Learning Centre - The Canadian Tests of General Educational Development (GED) Online Program [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Year of publication: 
2012

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour delivers the Canadian GED Online program to adults wishing to prepare for writing the General Education Development (GED) tests. It assesses learners’ academic skills and creates a customized learning plan based upon learners’ current knowledge and affords learners the opportunity to study at their own pace from home or at a location within their community when their schedule permits.

Community Adult Learning Centre - Academic Program [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Year of publication: 
2012

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour collaborates with 12 Regional Adult Learning Committees to deliver community adult learning services. These committees through Community Adult Learning Centres (CALC) offer academic and e-learning programs and services. CALC Academic Programs are designed to improve literacy levels in the province by bringing literacy training opportunities to adults in their own community.

More than Wind: Evaluating Renewable Energy Opportunities for First Nations in the Atlantic Region [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2011

Provincial governments in the Atlantic Provinces are adopting aggressive renewable energy targets and strategies to meet those targets. Are First Nations participating in the renewable energy sector? If not, what are the barriers to that participation and how can we overcome those barriers. Several First Nations have begun to identify renewable energy opportunities and are working to meet renewable energy targets set by their respective provinces. What can we learn from them?

Best Practices and Challenges in Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Immersion Programs [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2011

Strong educational attainment goes hand in hand with robust economic development. The immediate goal of this study is to build knowledge in Mi'kmaw and Maliseet communities around implementing and cultivating successful immersion programs.

The Social Impacts of Economic Development [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

Economic development in Aboriginal communities and the social impact of economic development in those communities is of great interest to Aboriginal communities and organizations as well as government agencies interested in ascertaining which policies and practices enhance or prevent development.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Labour Force Participation Strategies [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This study looks at how well Aboriginal labour force participation strategies are working for Aboriginal people in the Atlantic region and how they can be improved. It finds that Aboriginal employment levels still lag considerably behind those of the general Canadian populace. However, rates have been increasing in the last twenty years, particularly since the introduction of employment equity legislation. The findings also show that multiple barriers to Aboriginal employment continue to exist.

The Atlantic Aboriginal Post-Secondary Labour Force [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This study examines the education and employment experiences of a cross-section of Aboriginal people in Atlantic Canada who completed post-secondary studies, as well as those who did not complete their studies, to identify possible barriers and challenges they experienced during their post-secondary studies and while searching for employment.

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