Winston Gereluk, Derek Briton, Bruce Spencer, Canadian Labour Education and PLAR at the Turn of the 21st Century, Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education: Vol 14 No 1 (2000) Bruce Spencer, Fashioning Farmers: Ideology, Agricultural Knowledge and the Manitoba Farm Movement Cited by: 2. Over 100,000 Canadian workers participate annually in educational programs conducted by their union or the broader labour organizations to which their union belongs. Union-based education is the most significant nonvocational education available to working people.Author: Jeffrey Taylor.
Dec 29, 2018 · Description. About Adult Education: Adult Education is an immense field that can be divided into dozens of sub-fields. The term “Adult Educator” refers to the individual involved in the teaching, training, skills development and program development of any adult educational environment. Certainly, thanks to such programs, Canadian adult education is a much more considered activity than it used to be, as evinced by the growing number of books about it and the academic theses referred to earlier. Clearly, it’s increasingly possible to now discover more about Canadian adult education and its various approaches and activities.
unions, union locals, employee associations, labour centrals (such as the Canadian Labour Congress and the Alberta Federation of Labour), and other organizations, agencies and consortia; as well as a number of business and educational institutions which deliver basic labour education to unions and union members. The Antigonish Movement blended adult education, co-operatives, microfinance and rural community development to help small, resource-based communities around Canada's Maritimes improve their economic and social circumstances. A group of priests and educators, including Father Jimmy Tompkins, Father Moses Coady, Rev. Hugh MacPherson and A.B. MacDonald led this movement from a base at the Extension Department at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish.
National Affiliates. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists. British Columbia Teachers' Federation. Canadian Association of University Teachers. Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union. Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association. Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Canadian Union of Public Employees. Its adult education section produces Adult Education Notes and News and generally promotes adult education, particularly towards Third World development. UNESCO's work is partly decentralized to regional offices, of which the largest and oldest, for Asia, is located in Bangkok.Cited by: 4.