Grass Roots Press has an international reputation for publishing high-quality resources for adult basic education and English as a Second Language communities. The company carries over 500 books, DVDs, and software packages and it publishes assessment tools, workbooks, photo stories, biographies, and literature -- publications that enhance adults' literacy skills.
CLO hopes that “Literacy: Why It Matters” will be a useful tool for its members, partners, community stakeholders and service deliverers, governments and the general public. You are welcome to use and share his resource in ways that are helpful to you and your community.
The theme of International Literacy Day 2012 is Literacy and Peace. This theme was adopted by the United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD) to demonstrate the multiple uses and value that literacy brings to people.
Frontier College is currently seeking a Program Assistant (1 year contract) to assist the Computer Training Coordinator with implementing the Virtual Learning Portal project. This portal is an online web‐based learning management system. The goal of the project is to provide an accessible literacy and learning program for all Canadians regardless of their geographical location.
The Centre for Literacy invites nominations for two (2) board members for terms beginning in September 2012. The two members will be drawn from the Montreal-Ottawa region. Travel and accommodations will be covered for three or four face-to-face meetings per year for the first year. Other meetings and interactions will take place through distance technologies.
By the end of the month, more than 2,300 Aboriginal youth will have improved their literacy skills while enjoying the fun of summer camp at 28 locations in Ontario. As part of the Lieutenant-Governor's Summer Literacy Camp program, these camps are managed by Frontier College.
ABC Life Literacy Canada is pleased to announce the theme for the 15th year of Family Literacy Day, January 27, 2013 - '15 Minutes of Fun!' Be sure to read more details on the new and improved Family Literacy Day website!
Premier Dalton McGuinty honoured the Barrie-based organization for its continued support and training to more than 100 community-based literacy agencies across the province. Community Literacy of Ontario is well-known for its leadership in online training including Literacy Basics, a self-directed online toolkit for literacy educators.
One organization that has been promoting literacy and learning among its members, for over a decade, is the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). CUPE released a new video earlier this year titled ‘Why is CUPE involved with literacy work?’