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Money for literacy in Ontario budget

Ontario tabled its budget on March 28, 2018. It continues the Lifelong Learning and Skills Plan 2017 which announced a $185 million over four years in essential skills programming for adults. While Budget 2018 does not specifically reference the Literacy … Continue reading

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Summary of Ontario LBS concerns

Yesterday I posted about Ontario’s consultations on its Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program and on strengthening its adult education system. Christine Pinsent-Johnson has taken the October 2017 Symposium report and re-organized it into a summary that follows the 8 … Continue reading

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Ontario consults on improvements to the adult literacy system

Following the 2017 evaluation of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program, the government of Ontario has engaged the literacy field in seeking improvements to the program. The province held a consultation on October 5, 2017 with 250 people from … Continue reading

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