A mapping of the “administrative burden” in LBS programs

This will be the first of a few posts focused on particular findings, conclusions and recommendations in the recent Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) evaluation report. I hope to highlight and synthesize identified issues, providing both policy analysts and LBS support organizations the in-depth knowledge and understandings needed to make important decisions moving forward. The … Continue reading A mapping of the “administrative burden” in LBS programs

From the global to the local: A mapping of methods and messages carried into programs and learners’ lives

This blog is about more than critiquing a couple of tests. It is also about more than Ontario's LBS system, although the system will be examined regularly. The blog is fundamentally an effort to articulate for all readers how an international adult literacy testing initiative has shaped the day-to-day teaching and learning of adult literacy. By examining … Continue reading From the global to the local: A mapping of methods and messages carried into programs and learners’ lives