Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions

By Labour Education Centre, published by Canadian Council on Learning, Work and Learning Knowledge Centre

46 brief accounts (sketches) of innovative educational programs initiated by unions across Canada grouped by type of program: literacy, high school; workplace programs; apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, work skills training; labour education; integrated initiatives that link two or more of these program areas; cultural organizations. The report focuses on programs that address systemic barriers to learning, including age, race, gender, literacy, language, geography and disability.