“Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners” (or the GO Project for short) was an innovative national project designed to research trends, technologies and promising practices in online learning in Canada. A key project goal was to bring about a heightened awareness in the Canadian literacy community about the use and value of online learning.
This webinar brought together LBS practitioners from across Ontario to learn about some of the helpful occupational curriculum being used in LBS programs.
COMMUNITY LITERACY OF ONTARIO’s “LBS and Employers: Relationship Building” webinar looks at how some LBS agencies are working with employers in their communities as well as the challenges and some of the possibilities. COMMUNITY LITERACY OF ONTARIO will share examples from its research of how community-based agencies are linking with employers.
This guide is part of a trainer’s kit developed and distributed by QUILL Learning Network. Trained facilitators have committed to use this guide when delivering the workshop “Through the Workers Eyes: Developing Learning Activities with Work-Related Documents”. They will deliver the workshop in literacy network regions across Ontario in an effort to:
• help build the capacity of workforce and workplace literacy instructors• provide instructors with training, tools, and strategies for using authentic documents and developing learning activities
To find a trained facilitator near you, contact QUILL
This project brought together the agencies that provide language and literacy programming within the regions of Project READ Literacy Network and Peel Halton Dufferin Adult Learning Network in Ontario. The goal was to enhance communication and referrals among the agencies.
Other Keywords: Literacy Service Planning, LINC, English as a Second Langauge, ESL
In August and September of 2015, Western Region MTCU office identified programs that they considered champions in these areas
The Western Region support organizations collaborated to interview these champions in a series of 4 interviews.
Completion of Goal Path / Réussite d’une voie de transitionLearner Progress / Progrès des personnes apprenantesService Coordination / Coordination des servicesSuitability / Questions sur la pertinence de la participation de la personne apprenante
Completion of Goal PathLearner ProgressService CoordinationSuitability
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Partnership Success Stories shares eight success stories on
effective partnerships between Literacy and Basic Skills agencies and Ontario
Works in diverse communities around Ontario. The goal of these stories is to
increase knowledge and understanding of the many creative ways in which LBS
agencies across the province are working with Ontario Works to provide support
to adult learners to meet their goals.
Each success story overviews what each agency did, the needs
met by their initiative, the partners involved, the impacts and the lessons
A collection of tools and resources to develop a succession plan.
Gamification, a technique based in part on introducing game
play elements to non-game settings, is becoming a key technique used to engage
learners in their education. Through Literacy Link South Central’s recent Job
Creation Partnership project, a study of the history, impact and execution of
gamification principles in adult education was completed, and we’re pleased to
share several resources with you as a result. Resources include:
In 2017, the report "Using Gamification in LBS and
Beyond", along with the French language translation of the report's
executive summary, was released. These are also included in the download below.