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Shifting to Online/Remote/Blended Adult Foundational Learning Programming – Field Notes

The following are collated field notes from many Community Conversations held from April 2020 to winter 2021. Our sincere thanks to everyone who participated, shared their learnings, their wisdom and their passion for finding ways to support adult literacy and foundational learning in a sudden shift to virtual platforms. We […]


Attracting, Retaining, and Engaging Adults as Learners

Across the past 8 months, every professional development session, including Community Conversations, and each Community of Purpose gathering has touched on the persistent issue of attracting/retaining and engaging adult learners. Practitioners have shared a lot of information and we have gathered that knowledge and experience through our newsletters over the […]


The Intersection of Adult Foundational Literacy & Poverty – WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE: Calgary Learns is a granting agency that supports foundational learning for adult Calgarians. Initiative grants address new and emerging adult foundational learning needs in Calgary. This funding supports community-focused non-profit organizations to research and develop learning resources, and to pilot innovative foundational learning opportunities for adult Calgarians […]