As at April 1, 2017 -
Kenjgewin Teg is now an approved site for this program hosted by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development!
The Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults in Ontario to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. The LBS program serves learners who have goals to successfully transition to employment, post-secondary, apprenticeship, secondary school, and increased independence. The program includes learners who may have a range of barriers to learning. The Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) is the cornerstone of Employment Ontario’s LBS Program, helping adults to achieve their goals of further education, work, and independence. The OALCF is a competency based framework that supports the development of adult literacy programming delivered through the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program.
Through the LBS Program, individuals access five services that contribute to the successful completion of a learner plan. Service providers may focus on preparing learners for different goal paths but each learner, regardless of the focus of the service provider’s programming, receives the same five services:
Who Can Participate?
The LBS Program is available to Ontario residents who are out of school and communicate in English.
Special emphasis is placed on serving individuals who are receiving social assistance through Ontario Works. Services are free. Kenjgewin Teg is pleased to be a newly designated site serving Manitoulin Island in directed and self-directed format, and online through e-Channel service delivery. The Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program serves adult learners:
This program is open to all residents of Manitoulin Island - call us for more information and to enroll: 705.377.4342