A Note From Ontario Literacy Coalition
Dear OLC Members,On July 2, 2009 the Government of Ontario announced the investment of $25 million through the delivery of the Literacy and Basic Skills Program in colleges, school boards and community literacy organizations in the Employment Ontario network. In addition, $5 million was provided to expand on-line literacy training to create more opportunities for learners living in remote communities. The remaining $15 million is allocated for Workplace and Community Workforce Literacy. $13.5 million will be awarded through a Call for Proposal process for Workplace and Community Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills projects. The funding is allocated to enhance and expand current literacy and essential skills services to include employers, the workplace, communities and the workforce and their particular employment, education and training needs.Visit the OLC website to download the announcement from Peter Armstrong, Director – Service Delivery Branch, Employment and Training Division, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities; Call for Proposals – Guidelines; and Call for Proposals – Application in both official languages.Deadline for applications is September 25, 2009 at 3:00pm.
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