Since 1992, Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) has been supporting the literacy community by working to ensure that all Nova Scotians have equal access to quality literacy, essential skills, and lifelong learning opportunities.

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Literacy Nova Scotia is a non-profit charitable umbrella organization that provides a provincial forum for organizations and people to work together so that every adult has literacy and essential skills learning opportunities. We do that by raising awareness about the state of literacy in the province and the country, by promoting accessible programs for all, by collaborating with others who have similar interests and goals to support and celebrate learning, and by making connections.





17  Organizations received
               $45,546 in PGI Grants for
               960 learners




24  Organizations received
                 IT grants totalling $29,292




25  Organizations received
                 resources for the classroom




83  Practitioners completed
                 16 Practitioner Training
                 modules




$6,000  directly supported
                7 learners to reach their goals




30  Practitioners were funded
                 $8,647 to attend
                 11 PD opportunities




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LNS provides funding, practitioner training, and learner financial awards.

We also produce resources, share information about literacy, promote accessible programs for all, and collaborate with others in order to support and celebrate learning.

LNS is partly funded by the Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration.

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LNS was excited to offer a new online Adult Learners Week 2021 Writing Workshop with Author Jenni Blackmore on the LNS Znanja elearning platform. Over 20 adult learners participated in this workshop which was offered from March 22 to April 5, 2021 and included writing activities, videos and Zoom discussions.