LEARN values education, community, and inclusivity. Our programs support family literacy with the help of our many partners in the Medicine Hat and Cypress County area.
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LEARN is an Alberta society based in Medicine Hat. We're dedicated to engaging adult learners through family literacy programs. We strive to create learning opportunities that are respectful, accessible and inclusive.
Community Adult Learning Programs (CALPs)
The Community Adult Learning Program is an essential part of the Government of Alberta's overall strategy to support lifelong learning for Albertans. Creating a more vibrant and engaged province requires accessible lifelong learning opportunities for adults who seek to:
improve their literacy and essential skills in order to meet their personal and career goals.
There are over 80 Community Adult Learning Councils (CALPs) throughout Alberta. LEARN is the CALP for Medicine Hat and Cypress County.
Alberta Advanced Education supports CALPs, like LEARN, to provide adult literacy, English language learning and other adult learning programs that are responsive and innovative in meeting adult learning needs.
A vibrant community adult learning system enables Advanced Education and Technology to meet our goals of improving local accessibility to adult learning, particularly for adults from under represented groups and those wanting to improve their literacy or other foundational skills.
In four regional meetings, over 100 representatives from community adult learning organizations and post-secondary institutions provided their ideas on how to strengthen community learning and literacy programs in Alberta. Their input along with that of the Roles and Mandates Policy Framework Community Adult Learning Working Group resulted in the release of: