Category Archives: Health Literacy

Value of Integrating IT Skills into Adult Basic Education Programs

Many community learning programs in  Nova Scotia incorporate some kind of IT training into their literacy and essential skills programs. At the Valley Community Learning Association for example, there are separate community basics classes offered each month as well as … Continue reading

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Link between Literacy Level and Expensive Utilization of Health Services

Community learning organizations in Nova Scotia have long integrated health literacy modules into their Adult Learning Program (ALP) curricula. Programs help adults build their reading and comprehension skills using pill bottles, community health board brochures, and nutritional guides, among other … Continue reading

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