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May 2022 eFlash
Hello Fellow Learners –
The Canadian Learning Trust (the CLT) is a lifelong learning community that encourages all kinds of learning by all ages of learners. Our dream is of a prosperous Canada enriched with learning – a Learning Canada. This May 2022 eFlash recognizes and celebrates learning success.
Applause Please! for amazing Adult Learning. The Government of Alberta, through Advanced Education, provides funding to granting councils and agencies across Alberta to support the delivery of part-time, non-formal adult learning opportunities. Since the late 1970s, the Government of Alberta has supported community-based adult learning across the province. Through the Community Adult Learning Programs (CALPS), Advanced Education invests approximately $18 million each year to support the delivery of adult literacy and foundational learning, professional development for the staff and volunteers of grant recipients, and other initiatives that foster the advancement of community adult learning in Alberta. CALPs are grassroots community-based organizations funded by Alberta Advanced Education that provide, promote and increase access to foundational learning opportunities in areas such as:
English Language Learning
Basic Digital Skills
Foundational Life Skills Community Capacity Building.
The Community Learning Network (CLN) is a provincial non-profit association and registered Canadian charity with a mission, according to their website https://calp.ca/about-us.html “to support Community Adult Learning Programs (CALPs) through leadership, resources, training and connections.”
Another Shout Out to learning directed at youth - Ethos Labs Checkout their LinkedIn to find, “We're on a mission to build towards a more inclusive future in S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). We empower curious Teens ages 12-18 with S.T.E.A.M-based learning that is irresistibly fun and doesn’t feel like school through dynamic virtual & in-person workshops, camps, and events all year. Our programming is curated and developed with top industry leaders and brands in innovation to support your child in pursuing an interest, learn new skills for post-secondary admission, and prepare for career development.” https://ca.linkedin.com/company/eth%E1%BB%8D%CC%81s-lab Any other great learning wins that are happening in Canada so that CLT can celebrate? If so, please let me know.
HIGH NOON ONLINE AUCTION The Canadian Learning Trust is having their first online auction from high noon June 2 through high noon June 6, 2022. Draw is made on June 10, 2022. The prize goes to the highest bidder along with payment by close of the auction. The winner receives their pick of 2 one weeklong Electronic Music Teen Summer Camps at Night Vision Music Academy in Edmonton July 2022. “Aimed at aspiring DJs/Producers aged 10-17, our summer camps offer a fun introduction into music production, DJing, and the world of modern music making! In this camp, students will be introduced to the tools and hardware used to produce music and DJ. They'll receive 1-on-1 instruction from two professional music producers/DJs and leave the course with the knowledge of how to start making their own music at home!” A tremendous Thank You to Jake and Night Vision Music Academy for the generous donation! https://nightvisionmusic.academy/teen-summer-camps
FOR FUN The answer last eFlash was: Sarah McLauchlin was born in: Halifax NS.
This month the question is: how many CALPS are there in Alberta? You’ll have to dig a little for the answer.
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