Adult Basic Literacy Education
Medicine Hat College
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- Provides confidential basic literacy, numeracy, and digital skills and skills for learning to support to ALL adult Albertans.
- basic skill improvement in reading, writing, math, and English as a second language
- 1-on-1 tutoring sessions where adult learners are paired with volunteer tutors by the literacy coordinator; the tutor and learner meet for 1 or 2 hours per week to work on improving the learners literacy skills
- digital skills support - education on how to use a laptop, computer, cell phone, or tablet how to use these devices as well as support adults with basic digital skills
- small group learning - opportunity to learn in small groups at a pace led by the learner
Tutors are provided with resources and training to help support their learner. Tutoring is an opportunity to get to know someone new and to support lifelong learning in adults.
Key Provider: literacy coordinators, volunteer tutors
- Yes, Service targeted to:
- 18 years and older
- who are Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, Temporary Foreign Workers, Inuit, Metis, or First Nation Peoples, or who have a visiting Visa
- Application Process
- Service Access: See below, To access service:
- drop in
- or contact to make an appointment
Referral Process: No
Waiting Period: Yes,
Waiting period varies. Contact for details.
- Web Site
- English - Translation available as required.
- Fee: Yes,
There is a small fee for classes. No fees for 1-on-1 tutoring.
If students face barriers to learning, agency may support a fee reduction or waive fees for classes.
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
- Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
- Last Verified On
- November 15, 2022
- 299 College Drive SE
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 3Y6
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- Hours of Operation
Program hours vary.