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ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada specializes in public awareness campaigns, and provides promotional support to local literacy groups. It is also the founder of Family Literacy Day, a national initiative that promotes the importance of reading and learning together as a family.
ABE Camosun College

ABE Camosun College

Camosun provides a variety of options to help students obtain literacy and numeracy skills for employment, upgrade their English, ESL, math, and science skills in self-paced/guided study, lecture-based, day, evening or online formats. Career and education exploration and Learning Skills programs are available as are numerous supportive services such as Aboriginal services, Disability Resources and Help Centres. The college also offers a GED preparation course.
Aboriginal Career Centre/University of Regina

Aboriginal Career Centre/University of Regina

The Aboriginal Career Centre was established to provide support to Aboriginal students so they can obtain career-related work experience and have an easy transition to the workforce. The main goal of the centre is to provide programming that supports the academic and career success of Aboriginal students.
Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS)

Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS)

ACCESS offers customized employment and training services designed specifically to provide members of the Lower Mainland urban Aboriginal community with the education and skills to compete equally and effectively in today's job market.
Aboriginal Human Resource Council

Aboriginal Human Resource Council

The Aboriginal Human Resource Council was formed in 1998 as a public-private not-for-profit organization with a mandate to address Aboriginal labour market issues on a national level. The council has earned a national reputation for service excellence and human resource innovation through the programs, products, services and projects it has developed with help from many partners.
Aboriginal Learning and Literacy Centre

Aboriginal Learning and Literacy Centre

The Centre offers small and large group instruction, one-on-one, and computer assisted learning. Participants in the program receive instruction in reading, spelling, writing, numeracy, science and computers
Aboriginal Trades and Apprenticeship

Aboriginal Trades and Apprenticeship

This website will help Aboriginal employment practitioners, employers, training institutions and sector councils engage in connections, explore skilled career opportunities and expand their knowledge about Aboriginal participation in trades. Use this site to inform, and be informed, about Aboriginal trades and apprenticeship issues.
Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative

Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative

The Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative (AWDI) represents the next stage in the development of a self-sufficient Aboriginal workforce in New Brunswick that includes full participants in and beneficiaries of the provincial economy. Programs and services include pre-employment training, trades orientation and training, employee recruitment and cross-cultural training. AWDI is the link that connects labour demand to local solutions.
Academy Canada

Academy Canada

Academy Canada is the largest independent career college in Eastern Canada. Founded in 1985, Academy Canada provides a full-service, career-based training system that combines solid academic experiences with practical hands-on training. All of Academy Canada’s graduates possess the skills and experience required to compete aggressively in the workforce.
ACCC & Essential Skills

ACCC & Essential Skills

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) has developed this site to provide an exchange network on essential skills for its member institutions and their partners. It features a description of ongoing and completed essential skills projects and a database of resources and tools.
ACCES Employment

ACCES Employment

ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting employers with qualified employees from diverse backgrounds. More than 16,000 job seekers are served annually at five locations across the Greater Toronto Area. As a not-for-profit corporation, ACCES receives funding from all levels of government, corporate sponsors, various supporters and United Way Toronto.
ACCESS Continuing Education and Career Training Centre

ACCESS Continuing Education and Career Training Centre

This centre, which is part of the Riverside School Board, offers academic courses to help students obtain a high school diploma as well as prerequisites for CEGEP and trade programs. Other offerings include non-credit courses such as French second language and Basic English and competitive career training courses that prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce.
Action Read Community Literacy Centre

Action Read Community Literacy Centre

Action Read offers adults help with reading, writing, and basic math. Adults can also learn how to use computers. Staff help adults assess their reading level, set their own goals, and then create their training plans. Staff can also offer information about other educational programs and services.
Adult Basic Education Association

Adult Basic Education Association

This organization develops and plans literacy services and promotes lifelong learning in the community.
Adult Basic Education Association of British Columbia

Adult Basic Education Association of British Columbia

This association promotes excellence in adult basic education instruction and programming. This site contains membership information, publications and related link sites.
Adult Education and Post-Secondary Services

Adult Education and Post-Secondary Services

The Adult Education and Post-Secondary Services division (Department of Education, Nunavut) supports students studying at the post-secondary level by providing a combination of grants, loans, bursaries and scholarships. The division also oversees the delivery of programs in the trades and apprenticeship, adult literacy, essential skills and adult basic education.
Adult Learning and Literacy, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Adult Learning and Literacy, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

This branch focuses on adult learning services including computer, literacy and workplace training. The site provides quick access to information about the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) certificate program, the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) and General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs.
Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County

Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County

The Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County, recognizing that literacy is fundamental to lifelong learning, responds to the needs of adult learners.
Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia Inc (ALA) is the peak organisation for adult and community education providers and others interested in adult learning.
Adult Learning Centres: Grey-Bruce-Georgian

Adult Learning Centres: Grey-Bruce-Georgian

The Adult Learning Centres help adults achieve the math, writing and reading skills they need for work and to fully enjoy the community. The services are free of charge and confidential.
Adult Learning Programs of Perth

Adult Learning Programs of Perth

The Adult Learning Programs of Perth are community-based agencies funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. They provide service to anyone 19 years of age or older, currently not enrolled in any credit program, who wants to improve his/herr essential skills or to work toward receiving a Grade 12 equivalency (GED). The program’s services are provided at no cost to learners.
Adult Literacy Council of Greater Fort Erie (ALC)

Adult Literacy Council of Greater Fort Erie (ALC)

The mission of the ALC is to promote literacy in the community, and to provide one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing, math, and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) to adults, in a confidential environment, so they may participate in and take full advantage of the opportunities within their community.
Adult Literacy in Canada and Sweden: From Policy to Practice

Adult Literacy in Canada and Sweden: From Policy to Practice

The purpose of this qualitative research is to gain an understanding of factors that may account for the differences between adult literacy levels in Canada and Sweden as reported in the International Adult Literacy Survey.
Adult Literacy Research Institute – Bow Valley College

Adult Literacy Research Institute – Bow Valley College

The Adult Literacy Research Institute promotes and supports excellence in foundational learning (adult literacy, basic education, upgrading and essential skills) through knowledge dissemination, applied research and innovation, professional development and training, assessment and program design.
Adult Literacy Resource Institute

Adult Literacy Resource Institute

A.L.R.I. is a program and staff development center for adult literacy/basic education/ESOL programs in the Greater Boston area. It is one of five regional support centers of the Massachusetts System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES)
Adult Numeracy Network

Adult Numeracy Network

A community dedicated to quality mathematics instruction at the adult level. We support each other, we encourage collaboration and leadership, and we influence policy and practice in adult math instruction.
Adult Secondary Education Council (ASEC)

Adult Secondary Education Council (ASEC)

Adult Secondary Education Council (ASEC) The goals of ASEC are : to provide quality Professional Development for their members, relevant for adult educators; to foster the development of Adult based curricula, etc.
Adults Learning Mathematics

Adults Learning Mathematics

This organization is an international research forum bringing together researchers and practitioners in adult mathematics/numeracy teaching and learning in order to promote the learning of mathematics by adults.
Adults Learning Mathematics

Adults Learning Mathematics

ALM is an international research forum which brings together researchers and practitioners in adult mathematics/numeracy teaching and learning in order to promote the learning of mathematics by adults.
Advanced Education

Advanced Education

Advanced Education focuses on three strategic areas to meet its mandate of creating a vital, educated and skilled workforce that meets the labour demands of Saskatchewan employers. The approach is to retain educated and skilled workers in the province, develop a skilled workforce by providing education and training programs, and attract educated and skilled workers from outside the province and the country by promoting Saskatchewan’s opportunities.
Advanced Education and Literacy

Advanced Education and Literacy

Advanced Education and Literacy is your link to post-secondary and adult-focused programs and services. This ministry has information on improving your literacy skills, the Mature Student Diploma and the GED. Private Vocational Institutions can answer your questions and concerns about the institution you are attending. Need financial assistance? Let Manitoba Student Aid be your guide.
Advancing Learning Technology Project

Advancing Learning Technology Project

ALT provides discussion forums to enhance adult literacy programs in Nova Scotia by means of conferencing, training, technical assistance and communication media. The website was designed by Literacy Nova Scotia for adult literacy practitioners, learners and coordinators.
Advancing Workplace Learning (AWL)

Advancing Workplace Learning (AWL)

This research project investigates and shares successful models and features of workplace education adopted by employers across Canada. A joint initiative of ABC Life Literacy Canada and the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network, the AWL project aims to inform employers about effective training and workplace practices that can enhance the essential skills of employees and create a culture of learning.
Agassiz Adult Education Centre

Agassiz Adult Education Centre

The Agassiz Adult Education Centre offers a learning environment that is both flexible and supportive. Students are encouraged to ask for assistance whenever needed. Courses include Business Education & Computers, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Sciences and Social Sciences.
ALADIN

ALADIN

ALADIN is a worldwide network of networks of Adult Education Documentation and Information Services. It is coordinated by the UNESCO Institute for Education and continues to survey the present situation of these services.
Alberta Correctional Education Association

Alberta Correctional Education Association

The Alberta Correctional Education Association (ACEA) is dedicated to the academic, vocational, and personal development of offenders and the professional enhancement of Association members.
Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education

Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education

Education and entrepreneurship are cornerstones of the dynamic economy that Albertans continue to build through their knowledge, adaptability and entrepreneurial spirit. Toward that end, Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education aligns economic development activities in the province with post-secondary education, entrepreneurship, industry training, research and innovation.
Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour

Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour

Alberta's labour and workplace policies ensure Alberta has the skilled workforce and safe, fair and healthy work environments to keep growing the economy. This website features information on those policies, the labour market, professions and occupations, and immigrating to Alberta. It also has links to various agencies, boards and commissions.
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)

Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)

The Alberta Learning Information Service is one of Alberta’s leading online sources for career, learning and employment information and services. The site provides information to help Albertans with career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, the job search, labour market trends and workplace issues.
Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society (AWES)

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society (AWES)

Since 1989, AWES has been designing and delivering learning solutions in Alberta. Its primary mandate is enabling employees and organizations to excel through essential skills initiatives. It could be in the vital skills of numeracy, reading, writing, or document and computer use, or in the key abilities of working with others, oral communication, thinking or continuous learning.
Algonquin College

Algonquin College

Besides Literacy and Basic Skills programs, this college offers full-time programs in the areas of information technology, health care, community services, and business. It also offers a wide variety of courses on a part-time basis. The college develops and delivers customized courses and programs to agencies, business and industry in the Ottawa Valley.
Alliance of Manitoba Sector Councils

Alliance of Manitoba Sector Councils

The Alliance of Manitoba Sector Councils is a diverse group of 16 industry sector associations. Its goals are to encourage co-operation among sectors, to strengthen the skills of the Manitoba workforce and to promote productivity and economic development through innovative, collaborative projects.
AlphaPlus

AlphaPlus

AlphaPlus is an Ontario-funded organization that provides expertise to support adult educators. It does this through disseminating research, information and training involving innovative learning technologies – what technologies to use, how to use them, and when to use them. The work informs practitioners, literacy organizations and agencies on tools and best practices which results in more effective training of adult learners.
ALSO - Alternative Learning Styles and Outlooks

ALSO - Alternative Learning Styles and Outlooks

Among the programs offered at ALSO are: Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Computer Skills. Adults can upgrade their literacy skills in a small community-based setting. Teachers work one-on-one with students and together develop personalized learning plans, as students work at their own pace.
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

The AAACE is the United States’ premier organization dedicated to enhancing the field of adult learning. Its mission is to provide leadership for the field of adult and continuing education by expanding opportunities for adult growth and development; unifying adult educators; fostering the development and dissemination of theory, research, information, and best practices; promoting identity and standards for the profession; and advocating relevant public policy and social change initiatives.
American Council on Education (ACE)

American Council on Education (ACE)

ACE maintains both a domestic and an international agenda and seeks to advance the interests and goals of higher and adult education in a changing environment.
American Literacy Council

American Literacy Council

The American Literacy Council provides resources and assistance to persons and organizations who are involved in the literacy crisis in America.
Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA)

Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA)

This association promotes lifelong learning, literacy networking and awareness, and supports community literacy initiatives.
AONTAS - The National Adult Learning Organisation

AONTAS - The National Adult Learning Organisation

AONTAS exists to promote the development of a learning society through the provision of a quality and comptrehensive system of adult learning and education that is accessible to and inclusive of all.
Apparel Human Resources Council (AHRC)

Apparel Human Resources Council (AHRC)

The Apparel Human Resources Council (AHRC) is a national, industry-led organization representing and serving the human resources development and adjustment needs of managers and employees in the apparel manufacturing industry. It is managed by a private sector board of directors equally representative of employers and employees. Through the AHRC, a wide range of issues including training and education is addressed.
Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Apprenticeship is a vital, long-standing part of the training and education system in Canada and around the world. In New Brunswick, apprenticeship is a structured program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification branch.
Apprenticeship Manitoba

Apprenticeship Manitoba

With apprenticeship, you get paid to learn valuable, in-demand skills on your way to a rewarding career in the skilled trades. On this website, you’ll find out what apprenticeship has to offer from real people involved in the skilled trades. Read their blogs to follow them on their journey, as they share their experiences getting hands-on training in actual workplaces.
Apprenticeships / Opening Doors to a Better Future

Apprenticeships / Opening Doors to a Better Future

This website features articles, news releases and case studies involving apprenticeships in a wide variety of industry sectors and regions in the U.K. Whether you are an individual looking for an apprenticeship or an employer looking for an apprentice, there is a whole range of information here to help you decide if apprenticeship is the right workplace route for you.
ARCH: A Legal Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

ARCH: A Legal Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

Founded in 1980, ARCH: A Legal Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities is a community-based, not-for-profit legal clinic and legal resource centre for the Province of Ontario, dedicated to defending and advancing the equality-rights of persons with disabilities.
ArrowMight Canada Ltd.

ArrowMight Canada Ltd.

ArrowMight Canada is a team of 20 education specialists including First Nations, Inuit and Métis consultants. They collaborate with IPLAC (Instituto Pedagogico LatinoAmericano y Caribeno) to deliver an at-home, cost-effective adult literacy program that enables English-speaking Canadians, Aboriginals and immigrant students to achieve their life goals.
Asia-Pacific Literacy Database

Asia-Pacific Literacy Database

This site enables visitors to view up-to-date literacy facts and figures pertaining to Asia and the Pacific region. It is also a way to access literacy learning materials which are widely used in the region.
Assiniboine Community College

Assiniboine Community College

Continuing education courses at Assiniboine Community College are offered with several objectives in mind: to assist those seeking career advancement; to provide basic instruction for those who want to change their occupation; and to assist those already engaged in business or industry with instruction in the technical and theoretical aspects of their work.
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTEonline)

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTEonline)

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest U.S. education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members and to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs.
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

ADEA is a network of partners promoting the development of effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership.
Association of Canadian Community Colleges

Association of Canadian Community Colleges

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) is the national, voluntary membership organization created in 1972 to represent colleges and institutes to government, business and industry, both in Canada and internationally. ACCC interacts with federal departments and agencies on members’ behalf and links college capabilities to national industries.
Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT)

Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT)

The Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT) is a non-profit association of community-based trainers that collectively strives to prepare people for the world of work. ASPECT offers a variety of employability and job retention resources designed especially for career development practitioners.
Association of Teachers of English of Quebec (ATEQ)

The Association of Teachers of English of Quebec (ATEQ)

ATEQ's main goal is to provide leadership in English language arts teaching theory, practice and resources to educators who are striving for excellence in the classroom.
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

As the national voice for Canadian universities, AUCC represents 97 public and private not-for-profit universities and university degree-level colleges. Its mission is to foster and promote the interests of higher education and university research. AUCC participates in the development of public policy to find solutions to the economic and social challenges facing Canada.
Association of Workplace Educators of Nova Scotia (AWENS)

Association of Workplace Educators of Nova Scotia (AWENS)

AWENS is an association of adult educators who instruct essential skills programs in Nova Scotia workplaces. Their goal is to provide a forum for the promotion and advancement of excellence in instructional practices through networking and frequent professional development opportunities.
Atikokan Literacy Incorporated

Atikokan Literacy Incorporated

Atikokan Literacy Incorporated’s Adult Learning Centre provides free, confidential tutoring for adults who want to improve their life and learning skills. This organization works to meet the needs of both the individual learner and the community.
Aurora College

Aurora College

Aurora College is focused on student success and supporting the development of northern society through excellence in education, training and research. The college’s community learning centres offer high school upgrading, general interest courses and employment-related programs.
Australian Council of Adult Literacy

Australian Council of Adult Literacy

The Australian Council for Adult Literacy Inc was established in 1977 to promote issues regarding Adult literacy and numeracy policy and practice.
Australian Literacy Educators' Association

Australian Literacy Educators' Association

This Association is dedicated to the improvement of literacy development and language learning at all levels. It provides support and professional development to educators and others interested in literacy through conferences, workshops and seminars, journals, position papers and other publications.
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