International Literacy Day statement

A group of organizations and individuals committed to promoting literacy for all has prepared material for the upcoming federal election. We are releasing these in advance of September 8th, International Literacy Day.

Attached is the ILD statement “Choose Success” which includes a list of signatories and a backgrounder “The State of Literacy in Canada.” These documents are available for you to distribute and/or use in your newsletters or communications channels. I have the documents in French if you need them.

The group will also be preparing a set of question to put to the federal political parties in advance of the 2019 federal election. We will share these so you may, if you wish, use them with your local candidates.

Please use the hashtag #literacy4all or #alphabétisationpourtous.

About Brigid Hayes

Brigid Hayes has developed an expertise in learning that spans over 30 years as a senior government policy advisor and program manager and partnership developer; director of labour for a national business/labour skills centre and as an independent consultant. Her knowledge of and experience in workplace literacy and learning has contributed to her recognition as an expert in this field, and she has undertaken significant activities to both help promote and enhance literacy and lifelong learning. Brigid works as an independent consultant and expert advisor on learning, literacy, and work. She has successfully developed a strategic planning and policy development practice involving workplace literacy, essential skills, partnership development, research, and evaluation.
This entry was posted in Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Policy, Federal Election 2019, Federal Government and Literacy, International Literacy Day, Literacy and Essential Skills, Public Opinion on Literacy. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to International Literacy Day statement

  1. Judy DesRoches says:

    Hi – I am unable to find the documents mentioned in today’s ILD post – the links fail.

  2. Pingback: International Literacy Day statement | Policy Problems

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