The Centre for Family Literacy is dedicated to helping families grow and prosper. Our FREE adult tutoring and family literacy programs, along with training and research, help Alberta families achieve what they imagine — improved education, jobs and health.
UNESCO is dedicated to tackling the link between poverty and literacy. International Literacy Day is a reminder to the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning.
In Alberta alone, over 700,000 adults lack the basic literacy and essential skills to function effectively in our society.
What Alberta Practitioners Need to Know
*Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies
September 18 & 19, 2014
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel West Edmonton
A general overview of PIAAC and the differences between PIAAC and IALSS will be explored. We will investigate PIAAC from an Aboriginal focus and a workplace focus. We will also explore practical ways and tools to share this information with your boards and communities.
A limited number of travel subsidies will be available for people travelling from out of town.