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Public Comments Formerly known as Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU)
Contact Information
Website www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/eopg/programs/lbs.html
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Web-based, distance learning option for Ministry-funded Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program * students may wish to take the web-based course in addition to an on-site course

Designated LBS service providers deliver e-Channel distance learning programs, including specialized services available to Aboriginal, Francophone and deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing adults:

Anglophone (English speakers) -- The Learning Hub, www.learninghub.ca/Home.aspx

Indigenous -- Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council, Good Learning Anywhere (GLA), www.siouxhudsonliteracy.com/Home.aspx

Francophone (French speakers) -- Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes, www.coalition.ca

Deaf and Hard of Hearing -- Deaf Learn Now -- Deaf Learn Now -- online instruction in American Sign Language

Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Program -- College Sector Committee, www.acedistancedelivery.ca/Home.aspx
-- Students needing to meet admission requirements for specific apprenticeship and postsecondary programs may wish to complete the Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) Program, available at many colleges and also available online
Hours Not applicable
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Adults 19 years and older who are Ontario residents, and whose reading, writing and math skills are below Grade 12 * specialized services available to Aboriginal, Francophone and deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing adults
Application See service provider websites below

Deaf Learn Now -- email to set up an appointment for an assessment of ASL and written English skills * video chat available by appointment
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Employment / Training ; Indigenous Peoples
HCSD Sub Heading Academic Upgrading ; Adult Literacy ; All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Language Instruction
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Basic Education ~ Francophone Community ; Adult Basic Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Basic Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Francophone Community ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Distance Education ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Internet Information Resources ~ Literacy Issues ; Sign Language Instruction

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