Our first priorities

  • Advocacy for better understanding of Indigenous literacy issues and the fundamental needs of Indigenous programs such as stable funding, adequate facilities and appropriate, culturally-sensitive resources
  • Providing program referrals and information on best practice in the field of skills upgrading for Indigenous adults
  • Ensuring timely and appropriate training for Indigenous Stream Literacy Service Providers
  • Pursuing field development projects that advance the aims of the ONLC and benefit Indigenous literacy and skills upgrading programs
  • Developing and sharing culturally-relevant resources that support Indigenous literacy initiatives
  • Researching potential gaps in the delivery of Indigenous literacy services and developing strategies to respond to them