The Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick will provide leadership to advance literacy, lifelong learning and essential skills for all citizens through partnerships and collaboration with government, educational institutions, business, labour and community.

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Melanie, the Early Childhood Resource Tool, is now available!

Fredericton, NB – Today, the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick is proud to launch Melanie, a bilingual online tool that will enable families, educators and all service providers to gain greater access to literacy resources, programs, tools, and information that best support New Brunswick early childhood literacy.

This new online tool will help anyone who is looking for early childhood literacy services in their community or would like to find quality literacy resources and useful information easier and faster in one place.  “Melanie, as an online platform, offers a one- stop shop of reliable and well researched quality early literacy information and resources for New Brunswickers.  By providing user friendly access, contact information and links to every early childhood literacy service that is available throughout New Brunswick on one site, we know families and service providers will easily find what they are looking for”, says Lynda Homer, Executive Director of Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

 “We were noticing just how much parents rely upon on the Internet to find information related to early childhood literacy,” says Homer. “While the internet is helpful in so many ways, we were also hearing that parents and service providers were finding it difficult and time consuming to find information and local services and to know if the resources are high quality”.

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Melanie, l’outil de ressources pour la petite enface, est maintenant disponible!

Fredericton (N.-B.) – Aujourd’hui, la Coaliton pour l’alphabétisation au New Brunswick est fière de lancer Melanie, un outil en ligne bilingue qui permettra aux familles, aux éducateurs et à tous les fournisseurs de services d’avoir un meilleur accès aux ressources, programmes, outils et informations d’alphabétisation qui soutiennent le mieux Alphabétisation de la petite enfance du Nouveau-Brunswick.

Ce nouvel outil en ligne aidera tous ceux qui recherchent des services d’alphabétisation de la petite enfance dans leur communauté ou qui souhaitent trouver des ressources d’alphabétisation de qualité et des informations utiles plus facilement et plus rapidement au même endroit. « Mélanie, en tant que plateforme en ligne, offre un guichet unique d’information et de ressources fiables et bien documentées sur l’alphabétisation précoce pour le Nouveau Brunswick. En fournissant un accès convivial, des coordonnées et des liens vers tous les services d’alphabétisation de la petite enfance disponibles dans tout le Nouveau-Brunswick. Sur un seul site, nous savons que les familles et les fournisseurs de services trouveront facilement ce qu’ils recherchent », a déclaré Lynda Homer, directrice générale de la Coaliton pour l’alphabétisation du Nouveau-Brunswick.

« Nous remarquions à quel point les parents comptent sur Internet pour trouver des informations sur l’alphabétisation de la petite enfance. » dit Homer. « Bien qu’Internet soit utile à bien des égards, nous avons également entendu que les parents et les prestataires de services trouvaient difficile et long de trouver des informations et des services locaux et de savoir si les ressources étaient de qualité ».

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Celebrating Adult Learner’s Week April 12th – 18th!

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.

We received submissions from over 40 contestants whose inspiring stories are featured here on our website.

Click here to read them all in our eBook!

2020 ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS TBA

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

Call for Applications for PGI Grants – CLOSED

Who can apply?

Established literacy groups or programs, including First Nations, that have been operating one year or more, who receive direction from a volunteer board, meet the eligibility requirements and apply before the deadline are eligible for consideration.

Applications are no longer being accepted.

Note: If your organization received PGI funding last year, a report on the activities of the grant must be submitted to LCNB before a new application is considered. Click here for the final report form.

Click here for more information on who can apply (français ici)

Forms are available here:

PGI 2020 Funding Application
PGI 2020 Final Reporting Form

Français ici:

Demandes de financement PGI 2020
Formulaire pour le rapport final 2020

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