Aboriginal Tutor Training Program

Initiative Description: 

The Aboriginal Literacy Tutor Training program provided First Nations communities on South Vancouver Island (BC, Canada) with holistic, culturally relevant Literacy and Essential Skills learning support. The program focused on the intake/assessment of adult learners, the recruitment and training of volunteer tutors to provide culturally relevant peer literacy support for their fellow adult community members, and continuous updating of SENĆOŦEN and Coast Salish related literacy resources for use by learners and tutors.

Contact: 

Literacy Victoria
Ruth Derrick, Executive Director
930A Yates Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8V-4Z3
Tel/Fax: 250.381.3755
Email: ruth@literacyvictoria.ca