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With a close to 2017, Project Literacy is proud to reflect on its achievements. One highlight of the year was being awarded, in November, the 2017 Literacy Award by the Council of the Federation Literacy. This award recognizes achievement, innovative… Andrew McCartan has been a resident in Kelowna for the past 16 years. He previously lived in Calgary and Nanaimo. During those years he worked in the oil patch and in construction but always had a passion for technology. After… “It was always a dream of mine to speak English. When I was a child, I begged my parents to go to an English school, but because my parents could not speak English the school system would not allow it… Project Literacy has received a grant from Decoda Literacy Solutions to initiate the Fostering Literacy Program within the local community. With the support of the ONE TO ONE Society, the new Kelowna program will follow the ONE TO ONE tutoring… This September, Kelowna will be standing in solidarity with cities across the province to foster awareness for improved literacy. The City of Kelowna has proclaimed September to be Literacy Month, as literacy is essential in order to create opportunities for… Upon meeting Uyen and Anh, it is clear they are very hardworking and appreciative
people. As they both work to improve their English, they communicate with basic words and body language. The mother-daugher pair are from Vietnam. Uyen arrived in… We all have somebody in our lives who is in the dark with technology, be it your mom, your dad, your grandparents and so on. Now, Project Literacy can help with that! We are currently launching a community digital literacy… Project Literacy often gets asked about other English as a Second Language programs in the Kelowna area. Here is a list we recently created with current information. As we find out about more we will be updating the list, be… Project Literacy is introducing plain language and literacy audit tool training in the form of workshops. Our first one is coming up next month. This full-day workshop will help you and your organization better understand the value of plain language.… Many of us struggle to stay on top of the developments in this new age of technology. In a generation where cell phones, Wi-Fi and laptops are the norm it can be difficult to keep up and stay connected.
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