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09 Apr

Literacy Council Launches Research Project Going the Distance: Equipping Rural Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with the Abilities & Skills to Succeed in Online Learning

Photo from left to right – Todie Winter (Research Assistant) and Kelly Taylor-Hulan (Research Lead) reviewing planning documents for NLLLC’s Going The Distance: Equipping Rural Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with the Abilities & Skills to Succeed in Online Learning research project funded by NLWIC CORNER BROOK – Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council (NLLLC) is launching its Going the Distance research project, funded through the NL Workforce Innovation Centre. The research project aims to equip rural Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with the abilities...

03 Apr

Going The Distance: Equipping Rural Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with the Abilities & Skills to Succeed in Online Learning

About There are a number of challenges to provide literacy services to potential learners in rural Newfoundland and Labrador Communities who have low or limited writing and computer skills. This research project, funded through the NL Workforce Innovation Centre  will address the following problems and gaps: 60% of the population of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians live in a rural area.  These individuals have more difficulty accessing education than their urban counterparts. (Simms & Greenwood, 2017)) Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest number of working...

22 Mar

Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries (ESAF) Progress.

Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries (ESAF) is a pilot project created to help address difficulties faced by employers in the Fishing Sector by focusing on labour market and workforce challenges.  The following is a brief update on the implementation of the project in Newfoundland. Jennifer Brake, ESAF Facilitator; Julia Dyke ESAF Project Coordinator In January 2019, Jennifer Brake joined Julia Dyke, Project Coordinator as the Essential Skills Facilitator for the Newfoundland component of the project. With many years of experience working...

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