Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners in Fort St. John get literacy skills

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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners in Fort St. John get literacy skills

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Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Markus Pickartz
Director, Marketing and Communications
Northern Lights College
mpickartz@nlc.bc.ca
250 784-5465
Media Contacts
Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Markus Pickartz
Director, Marketing and Communications
Northern Lights College
mpickartz@nlc.bc.ca
250 784-5465

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Giving adult learners the skills to thrive

A total of $126,067 in 2018-19 is flowing through Northern Lights College to support adult literacy programs with eight community-based partners.

The funding will be distributed as follows:

  • Atlin community literacy program – Tlingit Family Learning Centre: $10,793
  • Tumbler Ridge community literacy program – Tumbler Ridge public library: $12,882
  • Dease Lake literacy program – Dease Lake reading centre: $5,830
  • Chetwynd community adult literacy program – Chetwynd public library: $13,088
  • Community adult literacy program – Dawson Creek Literacy Society: $15,532
  • Fort St. John Literacy Society community adult learning program: $24,780
  • Adult literacy program – Fort Nelson community literacy society: $21,581
  • Family literacy program – Fort Nelson community literacy society: $21,581

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