Vancouver Presentations

We have posted a number of video clips from the Vancouver public consultation:

Don Jamieson, Ph.D., Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network, Introduction

Tracy Lavin, Ph.D., Canadian Council on Learning

Victoria Purcell-Gates, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Increasing Literacy Levels of Canadian Students.

Leanne Conradie, Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP),
Improving Literacy Skills in Canadian Children and Youth

Mark Fettes, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University

Pat Holborn, 2010 Legacies Now and Diana Twiss, Literacy BC,
Partnerships, Relationships, and Collaboration in Early Literacy

Victor Glickman, Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Linda Jensen, Langley School District,
SummerLAND: A Summer Intervention Program

Elizabeth Bredberg, Ph.D., Research Director,
Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education (SAEE)

David Mather, Ph.D., University of Victoria
Writing Mislearning – A Review and A Recommendation

Rhian Piprell, Books for BC Babies/Coquitlam Public Library

Michelle Kozey, University of British Columbia

Fataneh Farnia, Ph.D., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Panel Wrap-up:

  • Myer Horowitz, former President of the University of Alberta
  • Nick Geer, Chair of NavCanada, former Chair and President of ICBC and Vice-Chair of the Pattison Group
  • Jeff Dowle, Canadian representative to the APEC Business Advisory Council and former Executive Vice-President of HSBC Bank and Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Mary Jean Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer, Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
  • Jim Sinclair, President of the BC Federation of Labour

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