Government of New Brunswick

Overview

The Department collaborates with 12 Regional Adult Learning Committees to deliver community adult learning services. These committees through Community Adult Learning Centres offer academic and digital literacy programs and services.

Academic Programs are designed to improve literacy levels in the province by bringing literacy training opportunities to adults in their own community. These programs are offered free of charge in over 70 communities around the province and are available in either English or French, depending upon the needs of the community.

Those who are interested in the program should contact the Regional Adult Learning Consultant in their area.

Eligibility

These free of charge programs are open to general public adults (18 years of age and over).

Description

The Academic Program provides training to help learners acquire basic knowledge and skills to strengthen their literacy and numeracy levels.

The Academic Program features an individualized, learner-centered, andragogical approach. Standard assessment, curriculum and assessment services are available. Learners may begin training at any time during the program year as an opening is available and as their schedule permits. Hours of training per week can vary depending on individual needs and circumstances.

Training components include:
English Level 1 and 2
Math Level 1 and 2
French Level 1 and 2
French Math Level 1 and 2
GED preparation (in class and online)

Each Centre has one or more computers with Internet access.