Celebrating Adult Learner’s Week April 13-17th 2019!

“Returning to Learning Changes Lives”

Click here to read all of the 2019 Adult Learner essays in our eBook!

Adult Literacy Week is an occasion to acknowledge the triumphs that many New Brunswickers have and celebrate the importance of life-long learning in our lives.

In conjunction with this week, the Literacy Coalition held their annual Adult Learners’ Writing Contest, with this year’s theme being “Returning to Learning Changes Lives”.  Congratulations to our essay contest winners and a sincere thank you to all who participated in the contest. Each essay contest winner will receive a $100 prize and a framed certificate at the Literacy Coalition PGI gala Literacy Dinner and Auction on Sept 22nd at the Delta Hotel in Fredericton.



Kianne Nicholas-Perley – Tobique Adult Learning Centre, Western Valley Adult Learning Association

Samuel Côté-Larouche – Classe d’alphabétisation du centre diocésain d’Edmundston

Crystal Drew – Community Adult Learning Program, Saint John Learn Exchange

Gloria Clark – Kingsclear Training Centre, Central Valley Adult Learning Association

We received submissions from over 30 contestants whose inspiring stories are featured here on our website.  Click here to read them all in our eBook!

Thanks to all for sharing your stories about how returning to learning has changed your life!