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Teacher of Adults - Literacy Educator (1215)

Part-time Distance Education      Ontario College Certificate

Program Overview

Literacy workers in Ontario have diverse and often multiple roles in the delivery of literacy programming - whether instructor, advocate, counsellor, administrator, coordinator, etc. The requirements, responsibilities and options for each worker are unique to each situation.

The Teacher of Adults - Literacy Educator program is designed to address the training needs of literacy practitioners. It provides an in-depth exploration of key skills, principles, practices, concepts, and professional issues involved in literacy work. Current adult educational theories are applied specifically to the special needs of literacy learners and literacy programs. The fieldwork component allows the participant to gain experience in the literacy field.

Teacher of Adults - Literacy Educator is a part-time certificate program that is offered via a variety of delivery methods. All courses are offered online via the internet and independent study. The Fieldwork Placement course is offered independent study, only. Online courses begin every January, May and September. Independent Study courses are available anytime.

This program is available on a course by course basis. Students may choose to complete one or more courses each semester. Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding. Courses within this program must be completed within 7 years, unless otherwise specified.

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