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Websites: National literacy and essential skills organizations

ABC Life Literacy Canada
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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.
Canadian Literacy and Learning Network

Canadian Literacy and Learning Network

This national organization promotes literacy and essential skills for English Canadians through networking, research, government liaison and learner development. In addition, through communication and collaboration, it helps to support the people and organizations involved with adult literacy education.

Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF)

Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF)

The Centre collects, distributes and makes available diverse information and knowledge from Quebec and other francophone areas of Canada, in the fields of literacy, adult education and the status of women.
Centre for Literacy
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The Centre for Literacy

The Centre for Literacy is a pan-Canadian, Montreal-based centre of expertise in the areas of adult literacy and essential skills. It supports best practices and informed policy development in literacy by creating bridges between research, policy and practice.
Copian
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Copian

For almost a quarter of a century Copian has been an innovative leader in connecting Canadian literacy and learning organizations, in both official languages, to information, tools, expertise and each other through the use of technology.
Frontier College
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Frontier College

Frontier College has been responding to the literacy needs of Canadians since 1899. Its national network of volunteers teaches literacy skills through the Student Centred Individualized Learning method. Other programs include Campus Programs (Students for Literacy) and the Labourer-Teacher Program.

Réseau pour le développement de l'alphabétisme et des compétences (RESDAC)

Réseau pour le développement de l'alphabétisme et des compétences (RESDAC)

Formerly the Fédération canadienne pour l’alphabétisation en français (FCAF), RESDAC groups together francophone literacy organizations in different areas of Canada. The organization helps to develop essential skills by offering a variety of activities for representation, awareness and promotion. It also offers practitioner training through its Réseau des formatrices et formateurs en éducation des adultes (network for practitioners in adult education).
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