Ontario. Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development

Site: e-Channel

Record #: MET2290
Last Full Update: 09 Jul 2020

Contact Information

Office Phone General Inquiry: 1-877-999-9149, Toll Free
Website www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/eopg/programs/lbs.html

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Web-based, distance learning option for Ministry-funded Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program * students may wish to take the web-based course in addition to an on-site course

Designated LBS service providers deliver e-Channel distance learning programs, including specialized services available to Aboriginal, Francophone and deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing adults:

Anglophone (English speakers)
Indigenous -- Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council, Good Learning Anywhere (GLA),

Francophone (French speakers)
  • Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Program -- College Sector Committee,
  • Students needing to meet admission requirements for specific apprenticeship and postsecondary programs may wish to complete the Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) Program, available at many colleges and also available online
Hours Not applicable
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Adults 19 years and older who are Ontario residents, and whose reading, writing and math skills are below Grade 12 * specialized services available to Aboriginal, Francophone and deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing adults
Application See service provider websites below

Deaf Learn Now -- email to set up an appointment for an assessment of ASL and written English skills * video chat available by appointment
Languages American Sign Language (ASL); English; French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
14th Flr, 400 University Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M7A 1T7
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Employment / Training ; Indigenous Peoples
HCSD Sub Heading Academic Upgrading ; Adult Literacy ; All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Educational Supports ; Language Instruction
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Basic Education ~ Francophone Community ; Adult Basic Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Basic Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Francophone Community ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Distance Education ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Internet Information Resources ~ Literacy Issues ; Sign Language Instruction

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