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Getting Started: A Guide to Adult Literacy in BC

This guidebook contains helpful information about adult literacy programs, including volunteer tutor programs. It includes: Information on tutor training Tips for volunteer management An evaluation tool appropriate for all adult …

Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC

This concise introduction to family literacy programs in BC will help you: Learn the basics of family literacy programs Get tips for setting up a family literacy program. Find a …

A Guidebook for Place-Based Approaches to Literacy and Essential Skills Development

This guidebook is the result of the Strengthening Rural Canada-Renforcer les communautés rurales du Canada Project. The project was a comprehensive study about the human and social capital of rural, …

Strategies for Teaching Reading

A guide to strategies for teaching reading from the Youth Literacy Project.

Working with Rotary: a guide for literacy practitioners

This guide provides background information on Rotary Clubs for literacy practitioners.  It includes advice on making a presentation to Rotary as well as a sample presentation.

Tips for a Good Presentation

This is a checklist of things to remember when planning a presentation to potential funders. Includes ideas for following up after your presentation.

Tips to improving communication with the media

This PR toolkit is a step-by-step guide for working with media in communities.  Designed for community literacy organizations in BC, it contains tips, tools and guidelines for working with the …

Embedding Literacy & Essential Skills: Lessons from our research

A discussion of the Embedding Literacy and Essential Skills project, which investigated strategies for the development of sustainable, practical workplace literacy programs that could be incorporated into a work environment. …

Working with Volunteers: 25 ideas for good practice

Working with Volunteers: 25 Ideas for Good Practice aims to provide a quick reference for things to know in order to make working with volunteers a positive experience for both your organization and the volunteer. It is written with the needs of literacy organizations and programs in British Columbia and their volunteers in mind.

Community Literacy Planning Guide: Working Together for Literacy

This guidebook explores how the community literacy plan, a reporting requirement for ongoing literacy funding, can be completed. But more importantly, this guide provides task groups and literacy outreach coordinators …