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Adult Learning and Literacy Division

To provide planning and research activities in all policy and program jurisdictions of the Department regarding strategies to advance adult learning and literacy in the province.

Services

  • Conduct research and statistical analysis, and monitor trends related to training/adult learning policy positions and issues.
  • Represent the department and support the minister and executive on federal, provincial and territorial committees and forums.
  • Coordinate planning and advancement of adult literacy through the provincial Adult Literacy Grants program, the provincial Adult Basic Education (ABE) program and the Successful Transition to Post-Secondary Scholarship program.
  • Participate in interdepartmental initiatives, such as the Healthy Aging Strategy and Poverty Reduction Strategy.

Clients

  • Students
  • Adult learners
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Community-based organizations
  • Literacy/ABE providers
  • Other government departments and agencies
  • Federal-provincial-territorial governments
  • Consultants
  • General public

Contact

Director: Candice Ennis-Williams

Adult Learning and Literacy Division
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Telephone: 1-709-729-2087
Fax: 1-709-729-3590

Administrative Assistant: Vacant

Adult Learning and Literacy Division
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Telephone: 1-709-729-1738
Fax: 1-709-729-3590
 
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