Run or walk for a good cause – literacy!
Join Team Decoda at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K and help inspire a love of learning that could change someone’s life … maybe even a whole community! Click here for more info and to register for the event. (Photo courtesy of newswire.ca)
2015 Champions for Literacy Award
We’re honoured to receive the 2015 Champions for Literacy Award from the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy! The award is a testament to the hard work and dedication our staff, Board and network. Thank you CBAL and all of the other individuals and organizations who work so hard to advance literacy and learning in B.C.
A Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills Plan
Find out more about the work we’re doing with literacy and essential skills through our Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills Strategy.The strategy was developed in partnership with senior members of the public, private and non-profit sectors to strengthen our province.
Supporting early literacy development…
One of our most popular early learning programs is Parents as Literacy Supporters, or PALS. Run by literacy practitioners, the program provides parents and caregivers new strategies to support their preschool and kindergarten-aged children’s learning in fun and interactive ways. Click here to find out more…
Family Literacy Materials – Available Here!
Interested in giving the best literacy development to your children? One of our most popular resources, LEAP promotes healthy child development and is a great way to engage and inspire young children to move, plan and learn. Buy your LEAP materials here.
Your Support is Making an Impact…
Your support makes life-changing differences for adults in B.C. Tenneh’s early experiences in Sierra Leone prompted her to find many different ways to survive in her harsh surroundings. Upon arriving in the Metro Vancouver area, Tenneh initially felt relief. However, these feelings soon changed as she faced the reality of moving to a new country.... Read more
Read our Literacy Manifesto
The Literacy Manifesto is Decoda’s way of looking at literacy in the 21st Century. Using the Manifesto, we hope to create a new understanding of literacy amongst British Columbians … because it truly is not just about the ability to read and write.
Spotlight on a Literacy Outreach Coordinator
Making a difference in someone’s life is rewarding – no matter what stage of life you’re at. Read about Sharnelle, the Literacy Outreach Coordinator (LOC) for the Cedar Cottage area in Vancouver.
A culture of community-based literacy and learning in British Columbia.
COMMUNITIES REACHED ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA
Family Literacy Progams Held in 2014
Adult Literacy Programs Held in 2014
Literacy Workshops & Seminars
Attended by 8,095 People
Let’s keep these numbers rising!