A key component of B.C.'s adult literacy strategy is support for community-based programs. For over 20 years non-profit organizations, in partnership with post-secondary education institutions, have been supported by the province to provide programs to adults wishing to improve their literacy. The goals of the community adult literacy program are:
- To increase the level of literacy and numeracy proficiencies among adults – 19 years and older – in order to meet the increasing demands of our labour market.
- To meet the varying needs of adult learners, including Aboriginal peoples, immigrants and persons with disabilities.
- To increase literacy awareness among British Columbians.
For more information about Adult Literacy, visit Adult Upgrading