Welcome to Our Training Section

Welcome to the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition Service Delivery training section of the website. ONLC provides training for Ontario Native Stream Adult Literacy educators and Employment Ontario partners to support the delivery of all aspects of LBS with the Native learner. This section contains recorded workshops, webinars as well as moodles to assist in the delivery of services to the Native learner.

How to use the Indigenous Women’s Roles Edu-Kit – An Iroquoian Perspective

This webinar will present information on how to use the Indigenous Women’s Roles Edu-Kit-An Iroquoian Perspective. “Daughters, Sisters, Wives & Mothers” Education Kit  ONLC is very happy to provide you with the first in the series of Indigenous Women’s Roles Education Kit. This E-Kit developed for LBS programs will cover the Haudenosaunee (2014-15), next year…

Financial Literacy and Learning for Aboriginals (FLLAME)

Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC, in partnership with the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), created this program made possible by the support of the TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund, which is administrated by Prosper Canada formerly known as Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI). The program is called Financial Literacy and Learning for Aboriginals…

A Holistic Approach to Developing OALCF Task Based Activities (2 of 2)

Building on the findings of the 2013 ONLC Needs Assessment, these webinars and accompanying Practitioner Guide will provide a forum for participants to share their expertise and aspirations for using holistic approaches and methodologies that meet the requirements of the OALCF.

A Holistic Approach to Developing OALCF Task Based Activities (1 of 2)

Building on the findings of the 2013 ONLC Needs Assessment, these webinars and accompanying Practitioner Guide will provide a forum for participants to share their expertise and aspirations for using holistic approaches and methodologies that meet the requirements of the OALCF. Friday, February 21, 2014

DDB Tree 1 Alpha Plus

Integrating Digital Tasks and Activities Into Programming, Presented by: Monika Jankowska-Pacyna Together, the delegates looked at sample digital tasks and activities, shared how to integrate them into their program, and examined how digital technology engagement can lead to program improvements. They also learned how OALCF is Using Digital Technology to teach or prepare and evaluate…

DDB Tree 1st 2 OALCF

Language Utilizing OALCF Guidelines, Presented by: Ardina Fiddler The workshop consisted of information being used in the current Language program and how it correlates the program with the OALCF Guidelines. Information was shared about how the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre, cultural programs and workshops benefit the community and support the curriculum framework.

DDB Tree 9 Native Content & Culture

Integrating Native Content and Culture, Presented by: Bonnie Jane Maracle The workshop provided an opportunity, for those working with both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners, to gain an awareness and understanding of the importance in utilizing culturally-relevant resources and pedagogies in the delivery of required curriculum subjects. Helpful discussion took place on where to locate the…

DDB Tree 4 CENTRA

What’s New in CENTRA – Presented by: Linda Wright Online Learning and You! Whether you have been using online learning or are brand new to it – this session was for you! Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) provides free online literacy learning to adults across Ontario in the MTCU e-Channel initiative as the Aboriginal Stream Lead….

DDB Tree 3 PIAAC

Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Strengthening Aboriginal Success: Aboriginal Education and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, Presented by: Dr. Christy Bressette The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) first declared Aboriginal education to be a priority issue in 2004. This was reaffirmed in 2008 within the CMEC ministerial…

DDB Tree 5 Keynote Day 1

Union of Ontario Indians, Deputy Grand Council Chief, Glen Hare, Anishinabek Nation: ONLC AGM & Conference Keynote Address A citizen of the M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Glen Hare is serving his third term as Deputy Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation. A fluent speaker of Anishinaabe-mowin (Ojibwe language), Deputy Grand Chief Hare…

DDB Tree 7 Day 2 Morning

Ningwakwe Learning Press Presentation, Presented by: Maria Morrison, Publishing Manager Maria Morrison has coordinated the development of indigenous literacy resources for the past 17 years for Ningwakwe Learning Press, in Owen Sound, Ontario. She is a member of the Big Grassy River First Nation in Treaty 3 region of Ontario. As Publishing Manager, Maria is…

DDB Tree 6 Jump Math

Working Towards a Numerate Society, Presented by: Frances Argo Being numerate is extremely important in today’s society. There are many definitions of numeracy. But for adults trying to function in an increasingly more complex society, numeracy skills are those required to perform a job and to be an informed citizen. There are many challenges faced…

DDB Tree 8 Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Training, Presented by: Aili Childs and Marie Belliveau Financial Literacy Resources & Best Practices to develop curriculum for in-class lesson(s) and/or workshop(s).

A Holistic Approach to Developing Task-Based Activities Part 1

Presented by: Ningwakwe/ E. Pricilla George Based on the findings of the 2013 ONLC Needs Assessment, these webinars and accompanying Practitioner Guide will provide a forum for participants to share their expertise and aspirations for using holistic approaches and methodologies that meet the requirements of the OALCF. Participants will work together through the steps of…