The Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN) is a community-based, non-profit volunteer organization which addresses adult learning needs by providing one-to-one tutoring support as well as small group facilitation and a Level 2 classroom. DLN is the host agency for and provides coordination to the Digby Area Learning Association (DALA).
The Deaf Literacy Initiative is a provincial umbrella organization that provides accessible and culturally relevant training, research, networking and resources to the deaf and deaf-blind literacy community in Ontario.
Decoda Literacy Solutions is the new provincial literacy organization for British Columbia. It brings together the work, experience and expertise of Literacy BC and the literacy department of 2010 Legacies Now. Decoda’s vision is a culture of community-based learning and literacy that supports the full continuum of priorities that have been identified by communities – from early childhood to family, adult, workplace and emerging literacies.
The Continuing Education branch of the Delta School District focuses on : Programs that offer the community cultural, recreational, academic, and vocational opportunities; Programs, in cooperation with other agencies, organizations and institutes, which address community needs; Coordination and promotion of the effective community use of schools.
The Department of Education is responsible for early childhood learning, the K-12 system, post-secondary education and skills training, and adult literacy. The vision of the department is having citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador with the values, knowledge and skills necessary to be productive and contributing members of society.
The Department of Education mandate spans the education system from school entry through to all post-secondary destinations including community colleges, private career colleges, universities and other venues supporting human development.
Advanced Education provides education, training, employment and other services to prepare Yukon residents for the labour force. The branch develops and implements programs by working closely with the federal government, business, labour organizations, Yukon College, First Nations, equity groups and other provincial jurisdictions.
The Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning believes education and skills are the keys to competing in a global, knowledge-based economy. It is committed to improving and increasing post-secondary opportunities to build a strong workforce and create a better future for all Islanders.
This department helps adults in the province find the right education, skills and work experience to suit their needs in the workforce. The department also places great emphasis on adult literacy through distance education and its public libraries.
DALA is dedicated to adult learners and cares about the community. It consists of The Education Centre, providing an adult school setting for people wanting to attain their grade 12 to obtain a better job or to go on to College or University, and a Career Resource Centre, which assists people with career options and job information.
Douglas College offers a wide variety of programs including university transfer, vocational, career and college preparatory programs. Adult Special Education (ASE) programs are offered for people with special needs, or barriers to employment.
Durham College has over 80 different full-time programs focused on specific jobs and employer demand. Courses are developed in conjunction with advisory committees that include business and industry experts who bring a real-life perspective to students’ academic experiences.