Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Literacy programs support adult learners in B.C.’s northwest

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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Literacy programs support adult learners in B.C.’s northwest

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Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Sarah Zimmerman
Coast Mountain College
szimmerman@coastmountaincollege.ca
250 631-6007
Media Contacts
Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Sarah Zimmerman
Coast Mountain College
szimmerman@coastmountaincollege.ca
250 631-6007

Backgrounders

Giving adult learners the skills to thrive

A total of $299,180 in 2018-19 is being dispersed to Coast Mountain College to support 13 adult literacy programs delivered by 11 community-based partners.

The 13 programs are:

  • Gitanyow Education Initiatives by Gitanyow Huwilp Society: $24,800
  • Cultural Learning Centre CALP by North Coast Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society in Prince Rupert: $24,800
  • Community Reader and Writers Program by the Literacy Terrace Society: $28,767
  • Gitxaala Nation CALP by Gitxaala Education Society: $17,425
  • Community Family Literacy Program by the Houston Link to Learning Society: $21,431
  • Community Adult Literacy Program by the Houston Link to Learning Society: $24,770
  • Kitimat Adult Literacy Program: $24,800
  • Community Learning Services – Smithers Community Services Association: $24,564
  • Literacy on Wheels in Hazelton: $16,759
  • Cultural Learning Connections Indigenous by Change Makers Education Society in Prince Rupert: $15,532
  • Cultural Learning Connections Adult by Change Makers Education Society in Prince Rupert: $15,532
  • K’yuuksxw, Waking Up to Change / Storytellers’ Foundation in Hazelton: $30,000
  • Lifelong Learning on Haida Gwaii / Literacy Haida Gwaii: $30,000

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