Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners in Prince George get literacy skills

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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners in Prince George get literacy skills

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Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Dustin Ruth
Media Relations Officer
College of New Caledonia
778 349-0597
Media Contacts
Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Dustin Ruth
Media Relations Officer
College of New Caledonia
778 349-0597

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Giving adult learners the skills to thrive

A total of $342,390 in 2018-19 is flowing through the College of New Caledonia to support adult literacy programs in co-operation with 16 community-based partners.

The funding is being distributed as follows:

  • Literacy Support Kwadacha in Fort Ware: $24,490
  • Literacy Support Tsay Keh Dene Nation: $24,520
  • Literacy Support McCleod Lake Indian Band: $24,772
  • Power of Words – Burns Lake Public Library: $15,500
  • The Heart of Learning (Family) – Nechako Valley Community Services Society: $15,532
  • Community Voices, Neighbourlink – Vanderhoof: $24,800
  • Conversational English – Mackenzie Public Library: $24,413
  • Family Literacy in Valemount – Community Basin Alliance for Literacy: $6,594
  • Plant the Seeds of Literacy (Family) – Fort St. James Public Library: $24,800
  • Plant the Seeds of Literacy (Adult) – Fort St. James Public Library: $24,800
  • Plant the Seeds of Literacy (Indigenous) – Nak’azdli Band-Social Development Department in Fort St. James: $24,800
  • Indigenous Adult Literacy Program – Literacy Quesnel Society: $24,790
  • Adults Building Literacy and Education – Literacy Quesnel Society: $24,790
  • McBride Family and Life Skills Literacy Program – Robson Valley Support Society: $9,789
  • Learning Circle Aboriginal Literacy Program – Prince George Native Friendship Centre: $24,000
  • Community Voices – Vanderhoof Public Library: $24,000

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