We work collaboratively to

  • support adult education and training across Ontario

  • build capacity through efficient and effective use of resources

  • develop and complete projects to support the adult literacy field

  • facilitate service coordination and planning

  • support knowledge mobilization and collaboration

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Resources and Publications

Resources are submitted by individual Learning Networks across the province. Click on a link below to view the resources for each category.


Instructional Resources


Practitioner Professional Development


Resources for Community Partners

New! Online Community of Practice Resources


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Apprenticeship Live Binder (2017)
Literacy Link South Central
Online resource of various apprenticeship resources with links.

Assessment Webinar Series (2017-2018)
Northern Networks
Understanding the Difference Between Task-Based and Skills-Based Assessment (mp4)
The Right Choice: Choosing Assessment Tools and Methods (mp4)
Measuring Progress: Choosing Assessment Tools to Measure (mp4)
Tracking Learner Achievement in Relation to Learner Goals - Goal Completion (mp4)

Differentiated Instruction in Literacy and Basic Skills Programs (2017)
Literacy Link South Central
The use of differentiated instruction in LBS classrooms, small groups and one-to-one tutoring is critical to working effectively with adult learners. In this report, Literacy Link South Central investigates reasons for, and effective methodologies of, providing alternative avenues to learning for different students.

LBS + ES Blended Programming Guide (2016-2017)
Literacy Network Northeast

Using Gamification in LBS and Beyond Research Report and French language Executive Summary: Sommaire exécutif La ludification dans le programme AFB et au-delà (2017)
Contact North
English Language Report
French Language Executive Summary

Yes I Can – A Mental Health Guide for Adult Literacy Facilitators (2017)
Project READ Literacy Network Waterloo-Wellington
This guide provides information and strategies for supporting adult learners living with mental health conditions or disorders. Also available

  • Webinar Recording for “Yes I Can – A Mental Health Guide for Adult Literacy Facilitators” - this webinar recording offers more information about the Mental Health Guide resource and how to use it in the learning environment
  • Q & A Chat Summary from Mental Health Guide webinars - This Q&A – Chat Summary provides a summary of the questions and answers that were discussed during the Mental Health Guide webinars

Young at Heart - Working Together to Increase the Skills of Ontario's Youth (2017)
Literacy Network Northeast
Webinar Recording (mp4)