This guidebook contains helpful information about adult literacy programs, including volunteer tutor programs. It includes: • Information on tutor training • Tips for volunteer management • An evaluation tool appropriate for all adult literacy programs
Learning Without Borders has been designed as an introduction to the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC. It surveys its history, explains some of the challenges, provides a glimpse of the delivery models and introduces the perspective of adult learners.
The purpose of this guidebook is to support the practitioners and tutors who work with multi-level ESL learners in community programs, by providing a synthesis of information relevant to the ESL and literacy fields.
This resource guide is intended to provide support to individuals and groups involved in community-based adult literacy tutor programs. It contains information about volunteer tutor programs, including tutor training and volunteer management. It is by no means a complete guide – it simply gives a general overview, with references to some useful resources.
This Resource Guide reflects the philosophies, principles and realities of the diversity of family literacy programs in the province and provides useful guidelines for development, delivery and evaluation of programs. An updated version of this guide, Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC, was published in 2019.
This guidebook explores how the community literacy plan, a reporting requirement for ongoing literacy funding, can be completed. But more importantly, this guide provides task groups and literacy outreach coordinators with a tool to maintain the community literacy process. It discusses roles and responsibilities, how the work gets done, how resources are allocated, and how… Keep reading
The Literacy Now Communities program involves community members developing a plan that addresses local literacy needs. This guide explains the program and presents a process for developing and implementing a community plan.
This guide lays out a step-by-step process for developing a communications strategy about literacy. Includes a hypothetical example of the steps in action. A supplementary, companion document to the Community Literacy Planning Guide published in 2006.
This guide was developed to promote good practice and support the work of individuals and groups working in family literacy in BC. It includes five sections: Definition of Family Literacy, Goals of Family Literacy, Statements of Values in Family Literacy, Statements of Best Practices in Family Literacy, and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy…. Keep reading
This concise introduction to family literacy programs in BC is desgned for those who are: • wondering what’s involved in family literacy programs, • developing a new family literacy program, or • looking for a tool to help describe or reflect on family literacy program work.