Issue 14, September 2006    
    The Network and CASLPA release new growth chart on language and literacy

More than 53,000 language and hearing development growth charts have been distributed to practitioners, physicians and communities across Canada.

Annual Network Conference materials now available
Posters, presentations and photos are just some of the materials now available from the 5th Annual Network Conference.

Network students enthusiastically attend pre-conference student symposium
The symposium was just one of several student-focused events held at the 5th Annual Network Conference.

National Literacy Strategy initiative developing within The Network
The Network’s National Literacy Strategy is designed to be an evidence-based, national strategy for early literacy development in Canada.

Member Notes and News
Read the latest news about Network members.

Funding from two new organizations directed at important Network projects
CIBC and an anonymous funder invest in childhood language and literacy through funding of the ESL Assistant and Encyclopedia projects.

Evaluation confirms success for Network’s language and literacy calendar
An evaluation survey and final report demonstrate the effectiveness of the Canadian Language and Literacy Calendar for early childhood practitioners.

Upcoming Events
You won’t want to miss these exciting events.

Students and employers share perspectives on the UGRA program
The UGRA program is well received within The Network.




The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network is proud to be a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE). As such, we meet funding criteria based on research excellence, the development of world-class researchers, the creation of research partnerships, and the application of research to foster economic and social development.

The NCE program is jointly administered by three granting councils: the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in partnership with Industry Canada.

Thank you to The University of Western Ontario for hosting the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network.