Manager Resources

Find Adult Literacy Resources For Managers Below

MTML's Information Package for Employment Services

In July 2022, MTML staff collaborated with Ontario Works York Region staff and the York LBS service providers to create an information package that can improve service coordination between OW and LBS. It contains infographics, Adult Upgrading and Essential skills Awareness Guide, Flyer for OW clients, Referral form, Referral guide York region, Top 10 Upgrading Issues Affecting Employment, OALCF flyer and Pathways Companion.

To book any information session with MTML, contact us.

Regional Network Resources

Literacy Northwest

and its deliverable partners, the Coalition Ontarienne de formation des adultes - COFA, Contact North, Literacy Network Northeast, the Mid North Network, and the QUILL Learning Network conducted research and consultations in 2020-21, which produced the attached resource, A Collection of Workforce and Workplace Literacy Resources.

LNW A Collection of WF-WP Literacy Resources March 7_2021 final.pdf

E-Channel Winter Course Guide 2023


2023 - e-Channel Winter courses guide.pdf

Community Literacy of Ontario

Has created a report that covers the following topics:

  • Successful learner Recruitment Strategies

  • Stories from the Field - Recruitment in Action

  • Learner Recruitment Challenges



Learner-Recruitment-Report-March-2022-FINAL.pdf

Contact North

Has created this report that provides a checklist of learner proficiencies, technology needs, and practitioner proficiencies that should be in place prior to learners accessing e-Channel courses through a blended learning process.




Curriculum Outline to Support Blended Learning March 2022.pdf

AlphaPlus and Contact North

Have created a report "Enhancing the Literacy and Basic Skills Program through Integrated Digital Delivery: An Opportunity and Needs Assessment", that highlights identified challenges, promising practices and specific opportunities to enhance the digital capacity of the LBS network. The French version is: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GV_elhtJWvO4wH6bjb5MxFT2pv-KvJe7/view

The ASL video versions are at: https://capacity.alphaplus.ca/reports-asl

Enhancing LBS Digital (Ver 1.0 March 31-2022) (1).pdf

MTML and Regional Networks

Literacy Link South Central lead a partnership to develop and distribute a follow-up resource to the 2012 Realizing Workforce Potential through Workforce Planning Boards and Regional Networks. Read the final document updated 2021-2022




FINAL - Regional Literacy Networks and Workforce Planning Boards - The Partnerships Continue.pdf

AlphaPlus' Discussion Document

This is a draft discussion document that provides 8 strategies to build a more equitable, sustainable and effective foundation to digital equity.


Eight Strategies Discussion Document October 2021 (2).pdf

Report by LiNDR, Literacy Northwest and PRLN

The report, 'The "How to" of Hybrid Meetings' gives you best practices on running hybrid meetings and also a list of equipment and potential costs for the equipment /platforms needed.

Final Report Hybrid Meetings.pdf

Discussion Paper: Literacy and Mental Health

Read the discussion paper compiled by Frontier College that discusses the relationship between literacy and mental health during and following the pandemic.

2022 Literacy and Mental Health Discussion Paper - ENG .pdf

Find the "EOIS-CaMS User Guide for New LBS Staff"

The link below will take you through a short video of the changes that were made from the previous 2016 version. https://www.screencast.com/t/ZFbxoVYY9Bik

EOIS-CaMS User Guide for New Staff - Revised January 2022.pdf

Project READ Literacy Network

This document prepared by the College Sector Committee provides explanations for all the credentials available to adults at a secondary level in Ontario. The credentials include ACE, GED, OSSD, and TOWES.

AdultCredentialsBrochure2009.pdf

Community Literacy of Ontario

Has created Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades through the Lens of Literacy and Basic Skills Report. The report report reflects challenges, strategies, successes, resources and “big ideas” from across the Community-based, College and School Board sectors to increase the common understanding of how this goal path can be supported in LBS agencies.

CLOs-Apprenticeship-and-the-Skilled-Trades-Report-March-2022.pdf

Contingency Planning during Covid-19 Pandemic

Click on the button above to access the latest info about services provided by the MTML Network during the pandemic.

Assessment and Screening Tools

MTML Research Reports

The New Definition of Literacy


1-Literacy-FINAL-January-7-2015.pdf

Support for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Finding Our Own Ways: Adults and Learning Disabilities


Learners-Toolkit-FINAL.pdf

Creating Pathways of Learning Support for EO Clients with Learning Disabilities

ld_brief_2-final.pdf

Webinar Presentation: Creating Pathways of Learning Support for EO Clients with Learning Disabilities

mtml_webinar_creating_pathways_of_learning_support_for_clients_with_lds_oct2.2015.pdf

Other Research Articles/Papers

In the research article “Less May Be More: Rethinking Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training,” Alisa Belzer from Rutgers University, sheds light on what is actually carried from training into practice.


Interesting Article.pdf

Frontier College National Forum on Literacy and The Economy aims to bring together a wide variety of participants to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on Canadians and how literacy is vital to our country’s recovery.

2021-Literacy-and-the-Economy-Discussion-Paper-ENG.pdf

The University of Toronto’s Media Ethics Lab partnered with the City of Toronto to support the project: “The Digital Access: Who is Underserved and Why”. The report determines that communities must prioritize accessibility.

9617-SDG-Digital-Inclusion-Framework.pdf