Strategic Goals

2019-2022

AlphaPlus is a champion for stronger recognition of the role of technology in creating quality education and as an enabler for individuals’ social well-being and economic sustainability.

AlphaPlus is a system leader collaborating with the network of LBS providers, support organizations and regional networks to optimize learners’ accomplishments through technology-rich adult learning environments.

 

Strategic Priorities

1. Build a sector-wide strategy for technology-rich adult learning 

  • Strengthen AlphaPlus’ visibility and relationships within LBS sector and promote AlphaPlus’ value as a strategic leader for technology
  • Lead the creation of a shared vision and strategy, working with key sector partners 
  • Develop strategic partnerships with key leaders in innovation, technology and workforce development sectors to strengthen alignment with broader strategies and opportunities 

2. Champion and build the case for technology-rich adult learning 

  • Leverage research, evaluation and promising practice to create a compelling business case for technology-rich adult learning
  • Work with sector partners to develop and implement a strategic communications plan to promote the value and impact of the Literacy and Basic Skills sector in closing the tech gap 
  • Develop productive working relationships with government officials and act as a trusted advisor & intermediary on technology related issues and opportunities 

3. Strengthen the field to mobilize technology-rich adult learning

  • Promote a sector-wide technology culture by sharing evidence, showcasing promising examples and facilitating shared learning 
  • Strengthen the knowledge and capacity of the Literacy and Basic Skills sector to create technology-rich learning experiences through initiatives including: 
    • E-learning, apps, etc. 
    • Tech Coaching
    • Convening and participating in conferences, workshops and events 
    • Peer learning and mentoring across the network 
    • Modelling AlphaPlus’ approach to adult learning and developing models from promising practices.