Getting Started: A Guide to Adult Literacy in BC

Have you ever wondered:

  • What needs to be in place to start an adult literacy program?
  • How do you approach training tutors?
  • What needs to be considered in program planning and evaluation?

 Getting Started: A Guide to Adult Literacy in BC provides helpful answers to all these questions.  This new publication from Decoda contains information on what needs to be in place to start a community adult literacy program in BC, tutor training basics, tips for volunteer management, and an evaluation tool appropriate for all adult literacy programs. It also contains suggestions for tried and true resources for teaching and learning.

When you’re ready to explore further, Decoda has staff and resources to help you learn more.

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