Regional Literacy Network

Discover various LBS programs/events and updates in the Regional Networks of Ontario

QUILL is offering a series of Pop-up PD webinars on various topics. To register, click on the flyer below:


                                              Resources from the Regional Networks:


                   Project READ 

Project READ worked with QUILL, LLSC, and CLO to create a research report on "Best Practices in Adult Literacy Program Delivery During COVID-19", and it talks about digital files.  The recommendation is for programs to get an encrypted server for these and there are other suggestions around gathering info virtually or by phone as well.

Pandemic Manual FINAL April_23_2021.pdf

LLSC has created a pandemic planning manual for small non-profits. The

Pandemic Planning Manual is an up-to-date compendium of resources, information, and general

recommendations tailored for LBS nonprofits and other community service nonprofits. These

organizations can benefit from a thorough guide designed to help them maintain optimal functioning

during challenging times.

Soft Skills Assessment Tool Training Sessions.pdf

Soft Skills Assessment Tool for Manufacturing:

You will learn:

Below you will find a Marketing Plan Development tool and Marketing ideas checklist and PowerPoint presentation. To watch their Marketing plan recording, click on the link: 

Marketing Plan Development.pdf
Marketing Plan Slides.pdf
Marketing Ideas Checklist.docx
e-CHANNEL - Extended Reality and LBS Report 2023.pdf


Learn about the benefits, considerations, and hardware/software options of integrating XR technology into adult literacy programs. 


Community Literacy of Ontario

CLO conducted research with LBS agencies to showcase five marketing success stories. Based on this research, CLO wrote a “Research Bulletin on Marketing Success Stories in LBS.” The Research Bulletin supports an increased knowledge and understanding among LBS providers of effective marketing strategies in their communities. 

LNW Corrections Literacy Initiative SP Survey Report 19-04-23.pdf

Literacy Northwest:

This report is the result of a 2022-23 deliverable undertaken by Literacy Northwest (LNW) and its partners, the Mid-North Network, Literacy Network Northeast, and the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition. 

The primary purpose of this deliverable was to compile and share outreach findings in efforts to  identify how Regional Networks and Provincial Support Organizations could best support CLI delivery within their respective service categories and roles. 

This website provides free online educational resources for adult living in Ontario.


Getting Connected is a podcast for not-for-profit professionals who work with adults to reach their learning, employment and life goals.. They launched a new mini-series on Apprenticeship.  The first episode talks about the myths and truths of the apprenticeship system in Ontario.  The second focuses on the experience of women in apprenticeship and trades. The show and all it's episodes can be found at 

With this app, you can have the ultimate toolbox to exploring skilled trade and technology pathways in your pocket! Through an aptitude quiz, quick links to partnered organizations, a calendar of events, and frequent scholarship and employment opportunity updates, you’ll see which career paths could be the right fit for you and will learn more about how to succeed in these fields. 

Literacy and Basic Skills programs have long served people with multiple barriers and vulnerabilities. But what does it mean to have multiple barriers in the context of adult education? CLO compiled and analyzed the survey responses and focus group results, and wrote the following report on this critically important topic.

Orientation for new LBS Managers and Program Coordinators

Find out about 'Orientation for New LBS Managers and Program Coordinators' module. 

Warehouse Worker and Material Handler Curriculum

Discover the Warehouse Worker and Material Handler curriculum by Tri-County Literacy Council. 

The documents found in this section are translated from English to French thanks to recurring funding from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MTIFDC). These are resources made available to trainers and managers of the COFA network as well as to any French-speaking person who wishes to have access to these resources in French. In addition to these translated documents, this funding enabled the translation of emails, ministry notices, information packages and presentations for professional development days of English-language literacy networks, as well as many other fact sheets. information that did not exist in French and that you will not necessarily find on this site, since these resources were used for a specific activity or event. In addition, webinars from the Pop Up Webinars series have also been translated using these funds. 

Lessons learned and best practices for Literacy and Basic Skills organizations from prototype and early phase sites