Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
March 21, 2018

Public Advisory: Provincial Government Encourages Input on Development of Adult Literacy Action Plan

The Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour is inviting input on the development of an Adult Literacy Action Plan. Public consultations were announced on March 9, 2018, and submissions are being accepted until April 20, 2018.

Information regarding the consultations, including a Discussion Guide can be found at engagenl.ca. The consultations and development of the action plan are focused on the themes of achieving better outcomes, providing responsive programming, and working together.

Submissions can be made at engagenl.ca, by email at adultliteracynl@gov.nl.ca, by calling toll-free 1-833-653-7147, or by post at:

Literacy and Institutional Services Division
c/o Mr. Lauren Power
Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s NL A1B 4J6

Submissions may also be made in person at any of the remaining regional consultation sessions. Please register by emailing adultliteracynl@gov.nl.ca.

MunicipalityLocationDateTime
Corner BrookCollege of the North Atlantic – Corner Brook CampusMarch 261:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
St. John’sCollege of the North Atlantic – Prince Philip Drive CampusMarch 276:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
St. John’sCollege of the North Atlantic – Prince Philip Drive CampusMarch 286:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Addressing low literacy rates in the province is a priority for government, as identified in the minister’s mandate letter, and aligns with the vision outlined in The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 709-725-9595
RyanCrocker@gov.nl.ca

2018 03 21                              1:15 p.m.