Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest: April 2 - 9, 2011
Authors: Literacy Nova Scotia
This document brings together the 74 submissions received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s fourth annual International Adult Learners’ Week contest.
The contest was the culmination of six writing workshops conducted for Literacy Nova Scotia in communities around the province. The contest was also open to learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language, seniors’ and workplace programs, in addition to workshop participants.
Prizes and honourable mentions were awarded in the categories of workplace and workforce programs; community college and adult high school; and community-based programs.
Starting with the theme “New Skills, New Confidence,” the participants described the impact that upgrading their education has had on their lives.