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NWT LITERACY COUNCIL
Registered As: N.W.T. LITERACY COUNCIL
BN:  890555261RR0001
 
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Mission Statement

The NWT Literacy Council is dedicated to working with, and encouraging, individuals, communities, governments, businesses, educators and other stakeholders to support literacy in all the official languages of the NWT. It works with others to build capacity around literacy development.

Description

What we do:
The NWT Literacy Council:
• Provides support to communities to develop and deliver literacy programs
• Delivers training and workshops to support community and family literacy programs
• Develops resources for family and community literacy programs
• Conducts research on literacy in the NWT generally, and in Aboriginal languages
• Maintains a lending library of resources
• Maintains a website – www.nwt.literacy.ca – with online resources
• Publishes regular newsletters and a weekly e-news
• Promotes literacy through International Literacy Day, Adult Learners’ Week, NWT Literacy Week, National Family Literacy Day, Aboriginal Languages Month
• Organizes the PGI Golf Tournament for Literacy, which raises funds for community literacy projects as well as awareness of literacy
• Builds and maintains relationships with a broad range of partners to share information on literacy, raise awareness of literacy and shape literacy policy


Address

PO BOX 761
YELLOWKNIFE, NT
CA
X1A2N6

Contact Information

Contact Name:Helen Balanoff
Email:helen@nwtliteracy.ca
Website:www.nwt.literacy.ca


 
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