Executive Summary of a Provincial Survey
Authors: Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC)
Using focus groups and a province-wide survey of more than 100 family literacy practitioners, this study takes a snapshot of family literacy activity in Ontario. The study is designed to identify issues and gaps in the current family literacy infrastructure and to identify effective and sustainable options for family literacy delivery. Specifically, researchers looked at the types of family literacy programs that currently exist in Ontario, the level and nature of funding for family literacy programming, organizational partnerships involving family literacy programs, the training and professional development needs of family literacy practitioners, and accreditation in the family literacy field. This report includes an executive summary, methodology, discussion of findings and recommendations.