The Big Picture: Literacy in Canada (2012)

Prepared by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), this presentation offers a comprehensive overview of the state of literacy in Canada. It is divided into four sections: literacy in Canada; literacy facts; challenges and barriers; and the role of the CLLN.

Among the specific topics dealt with are the nature of literacy; the nine Essential Skills; family literacy; and the literacy needs of immigrants.

In the final section, the author describes CLLN’s role in networking, government liaison, and learner development, and points to recent projects undertaken by the organization.

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