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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...

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