Tagged with adult literacy

SARAW Book of Stories is now available

The Speech Assisted Reading And Writing (SARAW) Book of Stories is now available! The students of the SARAW literacy program at Bow Valley College along with the help of tutors and support workers, have written stories and created artwork to share with you. The goal of the SARAW program is to help adults with developmental disabilities … Continue reading

One Size Does Not Fit All: Designing Curriculum and Assessment for Adult ESL Literacy Learners

Published Dec 4, 2015 Developing “pathways, programming, services, and curricula design that promote a highly flexible, interactive and supportive environment” for learners is one of Bow Valley College’s Vision 2020 priorities (Bow Valley College 2011b, 15). Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Curriculum Framework embodies this principle, and extends it beyond the walls of the … Continue reading

Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month (FLM)[1] and this year’s theme is “Count me in, Canada”, emphasizing the fact that building financial literacy in Canada depends on the involvement and collaborative efforts of the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The first Financial Literacy Month was launched in 2011 with the Financial Literacy Action Group to raise … Continue reading