Tagged with essential skills

Read Forward is now free and available online!

Adult Literacy Research Institute along with community partners developed an adult reading assessment resource, informally referenced to the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and now aligned with the Alberta Reading Benchmarks. Read Forward is a low-stakes assessment of reading skills for adults, helpful in identifying both the reading skills adult learners have gained and the … Continue reading


This blog has been created to share ideas, news and information about foundational learning. The Centre for Foundational Learning (CFL) at Bow Valley College (BVC) is a new centre dedicated to fostering and engaging in applied research and innovation. Our goal is to enhance teaching and learning in adult literacy, basic education, high school upgrading … Continue reading