Norma Lesperance Receives Lois Land Award of Achievement

Sioux Hudson Literacy Council (SHLC) and Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) are proud to announce the 2011 recipient of the Lois Land Award of Achievement.  Congratulations Norma Lesperance of Nipigon, Ontario! When we are working at a distance with our learners, many outsiders have a hard time understanding what we do at Good Learning Anywhere.  How…

The Journey with Matawa First Nations

In January of this year, Good Learning Anywhere and Matawa First Nations Education Council launched a pilot program with participating communities in remote Northwest Ontario.  The goal of the program is to help community members attain their GED and to pursue careers in the various trades.  GLA is the first step among many that these…

Tough Times for Adult Literacy in Ontario

The Adult Literacy world is facing some tough times in 2011. Cutbacks are expected to hit all of Ontario’s Literacy and Basic Skills organizations, though the effects will be felt throughout Ontario, in workplaces, social services and homes. Good Learning Anywhere started in 2003, reaching people in remote areas of Ontario, and giving them a…

2011 Family Literacy Day Jeopardy Challenge

Thursday January 27, 2011 is Family Literacy Day.  On this day, families are encouraged to spend at least 15 minutes participating in a learning opportunity as a family.  This year’s theme is to PLAY for Literacy.  Playing games – board games, card games, trivia games etc… – strengthens our literacy skills all while having FUN…

December Learner of the Month

December Learner of the Month – Darcy At Good Learning Anywhere and Sioux Hudson Literacy Council, we take a lot of pride in announcing our learners of the month.  It’s never an easy decision but for the month of December, Darcy made it much easier for us. As an online practitioner I had the great…

Lillian Ruttan – Learner of the Month November

“I jumped in full-force.” That is how Lillian summarized the beginnings of her journey.   I think that pretty much sums up who Lillian Ruttan is when she’s in an online class. Full-force, full-energy, full of life. And that is one of the reasons why she is Learner of the Month for November 2010. To…

Learner of the Year – Krystle S.

Being an adult learner is not a simple thing: when you make that decision to upgrade your skills,  life doesn’t stop, and it certainly doesn’t take it easy on you either.  There will always be bills to pay, children to feed, family members to deal with and countless other things that get piled on top…

Thanks and Giving

It’s that time of year again and the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend is fast approaching.  This is a wonderful holiday as friends and family typically take the time to re-connect and engage in some quality time.  The Thanksgiving holiday is also very non-commercialized unlike many other holidays we celebrate.  I think that is something that makes…