Adult Literacy and Basic Education

Adult Literacy and Basic Education programs are adult upgrading programs that enable adult learners to move forward into post-secondary education or work opportunities. Embedded in the curriculum for the lower levels are the nine essential skills.

Main objectives: To provide adults with the opportunity to upgrade academic skills to enable to move into the workforce or post-secondary education

Topics covered:
Social Studies
Financial Literacy

Duration of program (# of sessions): Program runs from September to April annually
Length of each session: Depends – full time 6 hours a day, part-time is variable

Location Northwest Territories
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Karen Willy, Advanced Education | Department of Education, Culture and Employment
867-767-9309 ext. 71378
Government of the Northwest Territories Box 1320 Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9

Project Details
Community Urban, Rural, Remote, Band office, Reserve community
Scope of Project Provincial / Territorial
Target Audience First Nations, Inuit, Métis, Youth (15-30 yrs), Adults (31-49 yrs)