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Adult Literacy Program: Virtual Tutor Training

Literacy practitioners are looking for alternate methods for training volunteer literacy tutors. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need. This series of virtual tutor training sessions is a first step to …

Literacy Outreach Coordination Guidebook

This guidebook provides task groups and Literacy Outreach Coordinators with a tool to help maintain the community literacy process. It discusses roles and responsibilities, how the work gets done, how …

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. …