Regional Training for Literacy Practitioners
Fall training will be two days in duration. Filled with sessions related to literacy work and community development, the training will allow for plenty of time to share and network with people in your region. All literacy practitioners working in community-based programs and Literacy Outreach Coordinators are encouraged to attend. Register on our site today!
Strengthening British Columbia’s Workforce
Did you know? By 2020, B.C. will have 1.3 million new job openings but there are only about 650,000 children in the school system now. Find out more about the work we’re doing through our Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills Strategy to strengthen our province for the present and for the future.
Join our Team Trivia Challenge Fundraiser!
Are you a trivia buff? Do you like to dress up? How about meeting new people and having fun? Then tell some friends and sign up for our Team Trivia Challenge in Vancouver on September 28, 2014 – make your answers count! Proceeds support literacy programs for children, families, youth, adults and seniors. Join here!
Making a big impact in a small community
Charmead Schella is one of the most passionate, caring and inspiring people you’ll meet. One of 102 Literacy Outreach Coordinators in British Columbia, she’s a shining star, and she’s changing the lives of people. Find out how she is making an impact on her community of Port Alberni, BC through the Literacy Alberni Society. Read her story.
Family Literacy Materials
Interested in giving the best literacy development to your children? One of our most popular resources, LEAP promotes healthy child development. Designed for families, caregivers and early learning practitioners, LEAP is a great way to engage and inspire young children to move, plan and learn. Access LEAP here.
Changing Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
William Booth, a member of our network of 102 Literacy Outreach Coordinators (LOCs) across BC, is among a group of community adult educators who see a very different side of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, and who are working hard to change its image. Click here to read more about his work.
Building Their Relationship Through Literacy
Can you develop stronger family relationships through increasing everyday literacy? Find out how one father and daughter make literacy activities such as the Daddy & Me Drop In program a part of their daily lives in order to learn together while building a special bond with each other…
A culture of community-based learning and literacy in British Columbia.
COMMUNITIES REACHED ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA
Family Literacy Programs Organized
Workshops and Seminars Delivered in 2013
Working on Community-Based Action Plans
Let’s keep these numbers rising!