PHASE 2 – VISUALIZING THE LEARNING JOURNEY


MTML is pleased to announce that Phase Two of the Exploring Learner Pathways project, titled Visualizing the Learning Journey, is currently underway.  The project seeks to develop information tools intended to provide the front lines of adult education programs in Toronto and York Region with easy-access visual materials that will help clarify learning options and pathways for adult learners with ESL and/or Literacy and Basic Skills needs. The tools will help adult learners, teachers, assessors and other stakeholders who direct  clients to education and training programs gain a greater understanding of adult education language and literacy program options offered by the various provincial ministries (MTCU, MCI, and EDU) and by Citizenship Immigration Canada.

We are pleased to announce that the first Advisory Committee met in mid-October. Members of the Advisory Committee are:

  • Chris Beesley – MTML
  • Hanna Cabaj – Toronto Catholic District School Board
  • Joseph Colonna – Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
  • Pauline McNaughton – Ministry of Education
  • Dunja Metikos – YMCA of Greater Toronto, Language Assessment and Referral Centre
  • Cheryl Richman – Toronto District School Board (ESL)
  • Elise Sheridan – Seneca College
  • Evadne Wilkinson – Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Stay tuned for more updates!

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Final Report and Learner Portraits Now Available


The Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) is pleased to make available the Exploring Learner Pathways:  Meeting at the LBS/ESL Intersections Final Report.  Also available is the Learner Portraits document, excerpted from the full report, which can be used as a discussion catalyst among service providers and referring agencies. The researchers would like to thank the project’s advisory committe, as well as all those in the LBS, ESL (non-credit and credit), and LINC programs for participating lending their voices to the project — either through their participation in the focus group sessions or during the interviews and consultations conducted.


Click here to download the Final Report
PDF (3.29 MB)

 

Click here to download the Learner Portraits
PDF (933 KB) 

Project Synopsis and Summary of Findings


We are pleased to announce that the Exploring Learner Pathways:  Meeting at the LBS/ESL Intersections Project Synopsis and Summary of Findings is now available!  The researchers would like to thank all those in the LBS, ESL (non-credit and credit), and LINC programs for participating lending their voices to the project — either through their participation in the focus group sessions or during the interviews and consultations conducted.


Click here to download the Project Synopsis and Summary of Findings
PDF (795 KB)