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Adult Literacy Programs

Literacy and numeracy skills are essential to get and keep a job. They are the key to adapting and succeeding in work and life.1 in 5 adult Albertans face daily literacy and numeracy challenges. Many of these people have been stereotyped as unintelligent, lazy, or careless. Our adult foundational learning programs help learners improve their reading, writing, and math skills.

CALL Program


This is a preparatory course for adults who want to obtain their high school credential and succeed in their next steps, whether further education, employment, or personal goals. In order to be successful, learners must be at or near the grade 6 reading level and know the basics of reading and writing.


Basic Math for Adults

This program is designed for anyone who needs a refresher on some of the most common basic math skills. It will help you do everyday math with ease. In addition, if you are wanting to pursue your General Education Diploma (GED) or high school upgrading or trying to enter the workplace then this program will be helpful to you.  

Reading connections

Reading Connections

The program provides 1-on-1 individualized instruction for adults who struggle with reading and writing. Learners come to Reading Connections because the want improve their employment prospects, help their children in school, pursue high school upgrading, or better navigate the world around them.

CanLearn Taking Charge

Taking Charge

It is never too late to make a fresh start and return to learning. In this program, you will be supported to gain a positive experience of learning and find out where your interests, goals and strengths lie. We will help you prepare for the next step, in work or further learning.