#literacy4all – AlphaPlus co-signs declaration on the eve of federal elections

September 13th, 2019 by Alan Cherwinski

Statement from a national network of organizations, people and researchers concerned about adult literacy in Canada Choose success – Invest in literacy Our world is transforming rapidly. Trends such as globalization, digitalization and demographic shifts are changing work, communities, the way society functions, and how people interact. In this environment literacy skills matter. Literacy is […]

How the Literacy Uplift project is bringing the classroom to learners with a new app

January 20th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

Literacy Nipissing participates in the Literacy Uplift project to develop an app for adult learners. We spoke with Vandra McQuarrie, Executive Director at Literacy Nipissing, about her organization’s role in developing the app and testing it with adult learners.

Maxine wins an EO Leadership Award

May 27th, 2015 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

We are thrilled to announce that our nominee Maxine Brown-Simpson, an LBS Instructor at Dixon Hall who participated in AlphaPlus’ March webinars to share her experience with using Evernote in her multi-level classroom, has won an Employment Ontario Leadership Award in Innovation. Maxine in using digital tools in the classroom – including Evernote – as part […]

AlphaPlus Annual Report 2013-14

June 18th, 2014 by Alan Cherwinski

The 2013-14 Annual Report highlights various projects and initiatives we worked on during the past fiscal year and provides a sneak-peek into what you can expect in 2014-15. AlphaPlus Annual Report 2013-14 web.pdf

Registration for Teacher of Adults: Literacy Educator Certificate is now open

April 16th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Registration is now open for the Spring Term of online courses in the Teacher of Adults: Literacy Educator Certificate program. Courses begin May 13, 2014 through OntarioLearn (http://www.ontariolearn.com/). Developed in partnership between Project READ Literacy Network, Sault College and Conestoga College, this program is designed to address the training needs of adult literacy educators nationwide. […]

E-Learning on the Goal Paths

E-Learning on the Goal Paths

March 26th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

The E-Learning on the Goal Paths e-bulletin is focused on activities that instructors and learners can use to find information about each of the goal paths, and to work on digital skills and building computer self-efficacy. To help you find activities and resources quickly, we have used a Live Binder – essentially a “three-ring binder […]

“Coordinating to Bring Low-Skilled and Marginalized Clients Employment” webinars from LLSC

December 5th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

This December, Literacy Link South Central is organizing a series of webinars focused on how the Regional Literacy Networks could further coordinate local services to enhance employment outcomes for lower-skilled Ontarians. These webinars are part of a partnership project between the seven Regional Literacy Networks in the Western Region. Funded by the Ministry of Training, […]

From Notepads to iPads: Using Emerging Technologies for Student Success – Participating in CESBA’s Fall 2013 conference

November 7th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Registration is now open for CESBA’s Fall 2013 Conference – From Notepads to iPads: Using Emerging Technologies for Student Success. Scheduled for December 4 to 6, 2013, at Courtyard Toronto Downtown, this event will feature the latest technologies and techniques that can be used to improve learner success, as well as provide updates and insights […]

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