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Literacy Link South Central
LLSC is a network of literacy workers, learners, programs and business partners working together in the counties of Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Brant and Haldimand-Norfolk (located in London). They can help you find the program that's right for you!
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Check for courses offered by the London District Catholic School Board, including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, Literacy and Basic Skills, and Academic Upgrading.
CNIB Literacy Program for DeafBlind Adults
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind offers classes in various communication methods. 749 Baseline Rd. E. London, ON N6C 2R6 Phone: (519) 685-8420 Fax: (519) 685-8419 TTY: (519) 685-8426
Frontier College trains volunteers for a variety of literacy programs in London. Contact: Kristen Lepine c/o CLLRNet Elborn College at UWO, 1201 Western Rd. London, Ontario N6G 1H1 519-439-5020
G.A. Wheable Centre for Adult Education
London site of the Thames Valley District School Board's Adult and Continuing Education program, including Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, Mathematics, and more.
Helps adults, on a one-to-one basis,to strengthen their reading, writing and math skills in order to reach their employment/training or personal goals. Trains volunteer tutors, matches them with adult learners and provides materials, resources and continuing support.
Nokee Kwe - Native Literacy Program
Assists adult learners with: everyday reading, writing and math; basic skills, including filling out forms and following recipes, instructions, etc.; basic computer literacy. Volunteer tutor opportunities.
Partnership of business, labour, educators and government committed to promoting literacy to the general public and to the private sector. Activities include national awareness campaigns, promotional support to local literacy groups, and research.
Gateway to information and resources on adult literacy and second language learning in Ontario; government-funded. Serves practitioners of client communities: Deaf, Native, Francophone, Anglophone, English as a Second Language. Includes library collection, web links (with on-line grammars and quizzes), "AlphaRoute" web-based adult literacy curriculum, newsletter, and electronic discussion.
Information from Human Resources Development Canada on how people use essential skills such as thinking, reading, math, and computer in a variety of profiled occupations. Of interest to learners, teachers, employers, etc.
Movement for Canadian Literacy
Organization representing literacy groups and individuals across Canada. Includes publications on-line, with learners' newsletter.
National Adult Literacy Database
"Canada's Adult Literacy Information Network," federally incorporated. Extensive database of adult literacy organizations/programs, services, resources, and events.
Ontario Literacy Coalition
Brings together Ontarians who share an interest in literacy. Activities include advocacy, public awareness, research, professional development. Encourages participation of people with literacy challenges.
The Learning Edge
From the Wellington County Learning Centre comes an on-line newspaper for a range of learners. It is interactive and has sound.