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March 14, 2017

Connecting our Adult Learning & Literacy Community


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Workplace Tool Kit
March 30, 2017

Calgary Learns AGM & LOLAs
May 11, 2017

LIFE workshop
June 19-20, 2017

Literacy & Learning Symposium
September 25-29, 2017

Life of Learning Awards (LOLAs) - new deadline

Take advantage of the extended deadline (March 24 at 4 PM) for the Life Of Learning Award nominations to recognize, encourage and appreciate the contributions of
  • adult learners
  • learner champions (facilitators, coordinators, program designers etc.)
  • adult foundational level learning programs
  • funders
There is amazing commitment in the adult foundational learning field. Let's showcase the people and programs that make our foundational learning field so vibrant!

Professional Development - Workplace Toolkit 

HURRY UP ... still a few spots available for this workshop!!

The workshop will introduce new materials to support ELLs with language, cultural and essential skills development. You will also leave with some insights into teaching document use strategies to your learners.
  • Target Audience: Practitioners and tutors working with English Language Learners
  • Location: Fort Calgary, 750 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta
  • Date: March 30th, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00pm
  • Cost: Free (with lunch provided)
  • Registration: contact Sue Oguchi or go to
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Literacy & Learning Symposium - bursaries available

The Literacy and Learning Symposium is a wonderful opportunity to learn from leaders in the field and colleagues from around the province. The Community Learning Network will be hosting this symposium in Edmonton on September 25-29, 2017. Check out their fabulous line up of sessions: 

Calgary Learns would like to support our organizational members to attend this professional development opportunity through bursaries. There will be limited number of bursaries available. We will cover the symposium registration and hotel nights. Please fill out the application form prior to April 30 and we will notify you by May 19 if you are a bursary recipient:

NOTE: bursaries are for staff working within our Calgary Learns funded programs only.
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