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Father Involvement

Moselle, S. & Ball, J. (2013). Aboriginal father involvement programs: Canadian national scan of promising practices. National study conducted for the Public Health Agency of Canada. (965 KB)


Language in Education

Presentation by Jessica Ball on Mother-tongue Based, Multilingual Education
>> Video (39 minutes)
>> Slides (13 MB)

Benson, C., & Kosonen (Eds.). (2013) Language issues in comparative education: Inclusive teaching and learning in non-dominant languages and cultures. Boston/Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
>> Click here to view the contents of the edited volume and find order information. (1.1 MB)

Pacific Policy Research Center (2010). Successful bilingual and immersion education models/Programs. Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools, Research & Evaluation Division.

UNESCO Mother-tongue based Multilingual Education Advocacy Kit. (2.8 MB)


Promoting Equity for Indigenous Children

Ball, J., Moselle, K., & Moselle, S. (2013) Contributions of Culture and Language in Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities to Children's Health Outcomes: A Review of Theory and Research. Prepared for Division of Children, Seniors & Healthy Development, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada. (2.8 MB)

Macdonald, D., & Wilson, D. (2013). Poverty or prosperity: Indigenous children in Canada. Prepared for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Save the Children. (1.1 MB)
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Findlay, L.C., & Janz, T.A. (2012). The health of Inuit children under age 6 in Canada. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 71, 18580 ff. (258 KB)

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (2013). Healthy Aboriginal child development and health promotion/chronic disease prevention: Prospects for integration and intersectoral coordination. Analysis and recommendations prepared for Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. (4.5 MB)


Other Resources

Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network Resources

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society: Resources and Information

Indigenous research ethics: Commentary and readings [HTML]

Tuhiwai Smith, L. (2012). Decolonizing methodologies (2nd Ed). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Ball, J. (2010). Promoting young Indigenous children's emergent literacy in Canada. Literature review and concept paper for the Canadian Child Care Federation. (698 KB)

Hoffman, J. (2011). Father Factors: What Social Science Research Tells Us About Fathers and How to Work With Them. Peterborough. (62 pp.)
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Campbell, H. (2011). Standard/School English as a second dialect: Perspectives from four British Columbia school districts. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia. (379 KB)
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BOOK: Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2006). Supporting Indigenous Young Children: Community-University Partnerships. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Zimmerman, S., Tilly, J., Cohen, L., & Love, K. (n.d.). A manual for community-based participatory research. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina. (CBPR illustrated with reference to research to improve practice and inform policy in assisted living, and useful as an orientation to CBR in general). (1.7 MB)

POSTER: Canadian Council on Learning (2007). Aboriginal Learning Model (created by Aboriginal advisors). Vancouver: Author. (824 KB)

Brookings Centre for Universal Education (2011). A global compact on learning: Taking action on education in developing countries. Washington DC: Author.
(Good things take time! It's a slow download and there is also a podcast Q & A: stay tuned!)

Pinnock, H. with Vijayakumar, G. (2009). Language and education: The missing link. London: CfBT and Save the Children Alliance. (Read especially pp.7-24)
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Pinnock, H., Mackenzie, P., Pearce, E., & Young, C. (2011). Closer to home: How to help schools in low- and middle-income countries respond to children's language needs. London: Save the Children & CfBT Education Trust.

UNESCO (2010). Reaching the unreached in education in Asia-Pacific to meet the EFA goals by 2015: A commitment to action. Paris: Author.

UNESCO (2010). Education for All - Global Monitoring Report 2010. Reaching the marginalized. (500 pp.)

GMR 2010 - Reaching the marginalized. (YouTube)