As announced in the fall of 2011, CCL will close its doors permanently in the spring of 2012.
CCL deeply appreciates all the support it has received from employees, volunteers and stakeholders since its inception in 2004 and extends heartfelt thanks to all those who have contributed to its success.
CCL has been a key player in a number of important national knowledge exchange events including:
In each of these cases, CCL played the role of knowledge broker, ensuring the right people were participating and that they benefitted from the most up-to-date knowledge available.
Sharing the Flame highlights some of Canada’s most promising practices in learning—giving these initiatives the visibility they deserve, and helping others to learn from their success.
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CCL publishes two online publications:
The traditional definition of literacy is a Western one, steeped in a print-based individual experience. The Inuit experience their literacy in a cultural manner, with connections to their local and social contexts. The report Building a Strong Foundation: Considerations to Support Thriving Bilingualism in Nunavut and its companion report, created after a roundtable about literacy in Nunavut, Making the Links: Language Acquisition and Literacy Development in the Inuit Language address the need for a bilingual society in Canada’s North. Participants in the roundtable concluded that tools from both cultures are needed so that all Nunavummiut can enjoy the opportunities created by thriving bilingualism.
The Research Center on Academic Success (CRIRES) at Université Laval has drawn up an inventory of 1462 grants awarded to educational research projects by two federal and provincial government funding agencies over the last two decades.