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Provincial coalition

Literacy Nova Scotia
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Literacy Nova Scotia

Literacy Nova Scotia networks with other Nova Scotia literacy organizations. It promotes continuing education and supports literacy and upgrading programs.

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Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County
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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.
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.
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.
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.

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Bedford Sackville Literacy Network (BSLN)

Bedford Sackville Literacy Network (BSLN)

The BSLN provides a literacy program designed to meet the specific needs of adults returning to learning. Programs offered by the network will prepare adults for further study as well as help build self-confidence and the ability to better participate as members of the community.

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Coady International Institute

Coady International Institute

The Coady International Institute has been promoting community self-reliance since it opened its doors to educate leaders from around the world over 45 years ago. Established by St. Francis Xavier University in 1959, it is world-renowned as a centre of excellence in community-based development.
Colchester Adult Learning Association (CALA)
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Colchester Adult Learning Association (CALA)

CALA is an important resource for adult learners who wish to upgrade their education level to improve their skills at home, in the workplace, or to prepare them for a secondary education.
Community Learning Association North of Smokey (CLANS)
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Community Learning Association North of Smokey (CLANS)

CLANS is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to provide adult literacy programming to residents of the North of Smokey area of Cape Breton. The goal of CLANS is to sustain a learning network that will assist people to improve their reading, writing and math skills so that they can participate more fully in their home, workplace and community.
Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET)

Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET)

CAMET is dedicated to further enhancing the level of cooperation in public and post-secondary education by working on common issues to improve learning for all Atlantic Canadians, optimize efficiencies, and bring added value to provincial initiatives and priorities.
Cumberland Adult Network for Upgrading

Cumberland Adult Network for Upgrading

Cumberland Adult Network for Upgrading (CAN-U) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults in Cumberland County improve their literacy, numeracy and technology skills. Its mandate is to work with adults 19 years of age and older who do not have a high school diploma and have been out of school for at least a year.

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Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN)

Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN)

The Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN) is a community-based, non-profit volunteer organization which addresses adult learning needs by providing one-to-one tutoring support as well as small group facilitation and a Level 2 classroom. DLN is the host agency for and provides coordination to the Digby Area Learning Association (DALA).
Deaf Literacy Nova Scotia

Deaf Literacy Nova Scotia

Deaf Literacy Nova Scotia (DLNS) promotes and supports literacy and learning of Deaf adults through self-development, literacy, and American Sign Language/Maritime Sign Language (ASL/MSL) literacy.
Department of Education

Department of Education

The Department of Education mandate spans the education system from school entry through to all post-secondary destinations including community colleges, private career colleges, universities and other venues supporting human development.
Digby Area Learning Association (DALA)

Digby Area Learning Association (DALA)

DALA is dedicated to adult learners and cares about the community. It consists of The Education Centre, providing an adult school setting for people wanting to attain their grade 12 to obtain a better job or to go on to College or University, and a Career Resource Centre, which assists people with career options and job information.

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East Hants Community Learning Association

East Hants Community Learning Association

This association is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering a range of educational services to adult residents of East Hants, making learning accessible.

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French Education… in Nova Scotia
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French Education… in Nova Scotia

This website is a portal to the Nova Scotia Acadian and Francophone educational institutions and organizations which work directly in the field of education. It illustrates the benefits of an education in French.

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Guysborough County Adult Learning Association
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Guysborough County Adult Learning Association

The Guysborough County Adult Learning Association is a volunteer organization committed to providing adult education opportunities throughout Guysborough County by promoting lifelong learning, identifying individual learner needs, and improving accessibility in cooperation with all other related organizations.

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Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN)
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Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN)

The HCLN has been at work in the Halifax area for 7 years. Funded by the Department of Education's Community Learning Initiative and with the dedication of community volunteers, HCLN is able to offer free one-to-one tutoring and classroom instruction at a variety of times and locations throughout the Metro Halifax area.
Halifax Regional Library - Adult Programs

Halifax Regional Library - Adult Programs

The Halifax Regional Library was created in 1996 from a merging of the Halifax City, Halifax County and Dartmouth Regional Libraries. Among the HRL Programs are Programs for Children & Young Adults, Programs for Adults - Adult Literacy and ESL, Volunteer Tutors, Readers' Café, etc.
Hants Learning Network Association
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Hants Learning Network Association

Hants Learning Network Associationis a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to addressing the learning needs of adults and families in West Hants through programming and advocacy.
Health Literacy in Rural Nova Scotia Research Project: Exploring the Links between Literacy & Health
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Health Literacy in Rural Nova Scotia Research Project: Exploring the Links between Literacy & Health

The Health Literacy in Rural Nova Scotia Research Project explores through personal experiences the links between literacy and health among the population of three counties in northeastern Nova Scotia.

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Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services (ISIS)

Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services (ISIS)

ISIS recognizes the essential role of immigrants in Canadian society and works with newcomers to help them build a future in Canada. Using a client-centred approach, ISIS provides a wide range of services to immigrants, from refugee resettlement to professional bridging programs, from family counselling to English in the Workplace.

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Landmark East School

Landmark East School

Landmark East is a co-ed international school for students diagnosed with learning disabilities in grades 3 through 12. It prides itself in being able to provide quality academic programs with personal growth experiences for students.
Language and Literacy Lab – Dalhousie University

Language and Literacy Lab – Dalhousie University

Reading is an essential skill in today’s world so this research centre takes questions about understanding text, reading in two languages and reading struggles seriously. In the Language & Literacy Lab, a team of graduate and undergraduate students works with volunteers and research assistants, under the guidance of a lab director and lab manager.
Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia (LDANS)

Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia (LDANS)

LDANS is a non-profit association offering advocacy, support, and referral services to children, parents, professionals and others dealing with learning disabilities.
Literacy Nova Scotia
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Literacy Nova Scotia

Literacy Nova Scotia networks with other Nova Scotia literacy organizations. It promotes continuing education and supports literacy and upgrading programs.
Literacy Nova Scotia eCampus
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Literacy Nova Scotia eCampus

eCampus 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.

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Metro Council on Continuing Education (MCCE)

Metro Council on Continuing Education (MCCE)

MCCE is a non-profit, volunteer organization that works to increase and improve learning opportunities for adults in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Through meetings, discussions, publications, learner awards, and other activities, the council provides a network for those interested in supporting lifelong learning.
Mi'kmaq/Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work Program
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Mi'kmaq/Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work Program

This program, jointly offered by Dalhousie University and St. Thomas University, is designed for First Nation individuals who are currently working or interested in working in social work or related positions in First Nation communities throughout the Atlantic Region.

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Nova Scotia Career Development Association

Nova Scotia Career Development Association

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association is an inclusive not-for-profit organization that provides strategic leadership to Nova Scotia professionals in career development. It promotes effective practices through communicating, providing professional development and encouraging the adoption of frameworks promoting enhanced client-centred services.
Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning

Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning

Since 2001, the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) has provided educational programs for Nova Scotians. The adult learner, educator and general public links will lead you to further information on their programs, services and useful resources.

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PGI Nova Scotia Golf Tournament for Literacy
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PGI Nova Scotia Golf Tournament for Literacy

This site contains information on Nova Scotia's PGI golf tournament.
Pictou County Continuous Learning Association

Pictou County Continuous Learning Association

The mission of this non-profit organization is to provide academic upgrading to adults of Pictou County, to assist adults who want to develop skills for lifelong learning - so they can participate more fully at home, in the workplace, and in their community and to promote the awareness and importance of literacy in the area.

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Queens County Learning Network
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Queens County Learning Network

The Queens Learning Network is an adult upgrading program for adults who have been out of school for at least one year and are 19 years old or over. Some people are working on basic literacy skills while others may be at a junior high or high school level working on such things as Algebra, basic Biology or Physics, Canadian Social Studies or computer use.

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Read To Me!
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Read To Me!

Read to Me! is a provincial, hospital-based program developed to help families enrich their childs early years with books and reading.
Richmond County Literacy Network
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Richmond County Literacy Network

The Richmond County Literacy Network is a volunteer, community-based, non-profit society established in April, 1998 to address the adult literacy needs of the residents of Richmond County.

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TESL Nova Scotia

TESL Nova Scotia

TESL-NS is an association of people concerned with the teaching and learning of English as a Second Language (ESL) in Nova Scotia. Membership is open to everyone. Regular meetings, a newsletter, the TESL Canada Journal and an annual conference provide opportunities for professional development and the sharing of ideas and concerns.

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Valley Community Learning Association

Valley Community Learning Association

VCLA is a non-profit organization that helps adults achieve their personal learning goals. Beginning in Kings County in 1989 as the Kings County Learning Association, they now provide a forum for learners, community groups, instructors, tutors, publicly funded agencies and businesses to enhance the literacy levels of their fellow community members and new immigrants in both Kings and Annapolis Counties.

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Yarmouth County Learning Network
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The Yarmouth County Learning Network

The Yarmouth County Learning Network is a team of teachers, adult learners, tutors and volunteers all working together to improve Adult Literacy in Yarmouth, Shelburne and Barrington County.
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