Knowledge Exchange Projects for Adult Learning Activities

The Canadian Council on Learning‘s Call for Knowledge Exchange Projects is aimed at groups, organizations, and institutes across Canada involved in adult learning activities.

Deadlines:  
Faculty of Education Dean’s Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
CCL: September 30, 2007 (project to be completed by December  31, 2007)

Value:
Up to $5,000 

Description: Knowledge Exchange is the multi-directional exchange of information between individuals and groups for mutual benefit. Knowledge exchange initiatives involve face-to-face and technology-assisted opportunities for dialague, such as roundtable events, conferences, workshops and interactive websites.

Key Features of Knowledge Exchange Projects
To be considered for a Knowledge Exchange grant, the projects are required to have ALL of the following features:

  • The project must involve the exchange of knowledge between relevant individuals and organizations actively engaged in the research and/or practice of adult learning. 

  • The project must involve activities relevant to one of the targeted areas, which are literacy, seniors’ learning, arts and culture, or prior learning assessment and recognition

  •  The project must have merit and must be workable 

  • The project must identify clear outcomes and deliverables.

  • The project must contain an evaluation component to assess effectiveness.  

In addition, the projects must demonstrate at least SOME of the following features:

  • The project involves the dissemination of research findings to relevant individuals and organizations actively engaged in the practice of adult learning. 
  • Innovative dissemination strategies and partnerships are particularly encouraged. 
  • The project facilitates the development of networks and partnerships among relevant individuals and organizations actively engaged in the research and/or practice of adult learning
  • The project provides collaboration opportunities between researchers and practitioners.
  • The project demonstrates a commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration.  
  • The project lays the groundwork for continued collaboration between groups involved in adult learning, particularly between groups with no established history of collaboration.
  • The project is designed to have a significant impact on the practice of adult learning.
  • More information and applications…

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