Health and learning
This page provides some quick links to a variety of information on Health and Learning.
This interactive map provides easy access to the average health-literacy scores and levels for more than 49,000 communities and neighbourhoods in Canada, as well as the country's major cities, health regions and provinces.
Health Literacy in Canada: A Healthy Understanding
This report examines the relationship between levels of health literacy and health outcomes (e.g., diabetes). It also outlines how certain characteristics, such as education and age, can affect health literacy. (February 2008)
Health Literacy in Canada: Initial Results from the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS)
The results used in this report are derived from health-related literacy tasks that were included in the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS). (September 2007)
Lessons in Learning is published to provide Canadians with independent information about 'what works' in learning. Read articles related to health and learning in Canada.
Profiles in Learning is CCL’s ongoing series of feature articles exploring the unique lives and learning experiences of eminent Canadians.
Research clearly demonstrates a strong link between levels of education and levels of health. This knowledge centre built on this research and drew upon the active base of researchers in BC and Yukon who specialize in the health-education interface and also created links among researchers right across the country. Learn more...