Our programs are free or low-cost and are open to all residents of the Municipal District of Foothills #31 in Alberta, Canada. Check each program for method of registration or call 403.652.5090.
Literacy and learning are keys to success in life. It is never too late to make a difference in our learning. Literacy for Life programs provide a way for adults to seek out and engage in lifelong learning opportunities in the community – for themselves and their family. These programs help build the nine essential skills needed for work, family and community.
"It is important to affect an individual's literacy development early, but as literacy and learning are a lifetime process, it is never too late and never too early."
Use of Technology is one of the 9 essential skills needed for success in work, family and community. Literacy for Life offers basic instruction in the use of computerized devises in partnership with the local libraries. Easy tips and tricks will be shared to make your learning experience fun and less threatening. Workshops are open to adults within the MD of Foothills.
Literacy for Life offers support to adult immigrants for English Language Learning in MD of Foothills. Our supports are designed to assist individuals and families develop their everyday English language skills, as well as, help community, volunteers or other agencies build capacity in their ability to support basic English Language Learning in the Foothills.
Would you like to become a better learner? In a supportive environment we will help you understand your 'learning style', how to manage learning anxiety, and pass on useful learning strategies.
This course will help adults get back into formal classroom learning and to start preparing to write the GED examination. There are many people who have not completed high school and now for various reasons decide this is a step they need to take. The GED Equivalency helps adults get and retain work as well as it can be the first step in further training. The course offers 50 hours of instruction covering all 5 subjects included in the GED test as well as a two hour workshop on "Learn how you Learn". A small fee is required to take the course; however, financial assistance is available for eligible students. The exam is not offered by Literacy for Life however we can provide information on where and how to take the GED exam.
Volunteer Learning Coaches work one on one with adults, helping them to achieve their learning goals. The learner identifies what they need to be successful and the focus is on building some of the essential skills such as reading, writing, and document use, speaking and math skills.
If you would like to participate or would like more details, please call Literacy For Life at (403) 652-5090 or email .
Literacy for Life Foundation offers educational and workplace programs to businesses for a cost. Costs are dependent on the program provided and the purpose of the training.
Workplace programs could include (but are not limited to) English as a Second Language classes, essential skills training and plain language workshops.
Contact us for more information on how we can support your business needs.