Across Ontario, communities are facing significant changes to their labour force, including:
economic restructuring, shifting demographics, immigration or migration of youth, educational
attainment levels and population increases and declines.
It is said that the only true constant is change and that is certainly true around the Gateway Centre for Learning. Not only do we have a new name, a new location and new programs, now we also have a new Executive Director.
The theme of this issue is “Always Learning”. Many of our articles reflect that theme; we have an article about financial literacy that should prove to be enlightening, and an article about a woman whose story fits the very idea of “Always Learning”.
Literacy Now knows there is a critical link between Plain Language and literacy.
Writing in Plain Language is not only about what is written, but also about how your message will be understood by your reader.
The Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning is filling a gap in the education options available in the NWT. It aims to develop critical thinkers and leaders who will contribute to a strong northern environment and economy.
We are launching a series of Digital Technologies E-Bulletins dedicated to exploring, discussing and sharing our ongoing research and observations related to digital technologies and the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF).