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Health Literacy Resources – Made in BC

October is Health Literacy Month! Adult literacy students want to learn something that is relevant to them.  Health is both an interesting and practical topic for most students. Locally produced …

Skills for Work

Skills for Work is a new 18 course online training series, created by AWES (Alberta Workforce Essential Skills) in partnership with TIQ Software. Designed using gaming principles, the self-paced courses …

CIWA Health Literacy Resources

Limited language and literacy skills can be a barrier to accessing healthcare services. The Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association has launched a new set of free Health Literacy Resources that are …

ISS of BC Digital Literacy Curriculum Resource

ISSofBC recently launched their Digital Literacy Curriculum Resource website to aid English language instructors and those in the Settlement field in helping newcomer clients overcome digital literacy barriers. The Digital …

Online Resources for Tutors

How can we provide resources to volunteer tutors while practising social distancing? Today we’d like to highlight a few online resources. Tutoring Basics A Frontier College Tutor’s Guide: Working with …

Welcome to our Homelands

Designed for newcomers, Welcome to our Homelands is a brief video introduction to Indigenous peoples in Canada and a glimpse of Indigenous history. Produced by ISS of BC, this video …

Hands On! A Collection of EAL Literacy Activities

Hands On! A Collection of EAL Literacy Activities was developed for instructors working with adult EAL learners who have had little or no opportunity to develop reading and writing skills. …

Working Faster, Working Safer

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) has developed a new workbook on workplace essential skills.  Written at CLB 1-2, it is designed to develop language skills, intercultural communication skills, and workplace …

Learning about Canadian elections

Today we’re welcoming two guest bloggers from Maria Kenward’s LINC 7/8 class at Windsor Neighbourhood Learning Centre. They write about their successful experience learning about elections in Canada. My first …