What is Literacy?

What is literacy? The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) defines literacy as “the ability to understand and employ printed information in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community – to achieve one’s goals and to develop one’s knowledge and potential.”

ABOUT LITERACY NIPISSING


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IMPORTANCE OF LITERACY

Literacy is about the ability to think, to communicate, to problem solve, to continually learn and to use technology.


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LITERACY NIPISSING

Literacy Nipissing has been improving literacy and essential skills in our community since 1978. We are a not-for-profit registered charity.


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WHAT WE OFFER

Literacy Nipissing offers one-to-one tutoring services, small group literacy classes, GED preparation and an introduction to computers. We are “strengthening our community…one learner at a time.”

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Please join us on Saturday November 18th from 1 – 4 PM at Widdifield Secondary School for a family fun day.  We are celebrating the launch of our next Christmas book, “Crankpot, The Underpants Elf”.   This book was written by Dennis C...

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