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The impact of COVID-19 on literacy

The global pandemic has made us realize how critically important it is, now more than ever, to have access to literacy and learning support. 

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Frontier College in the Globe and Mail

As children struggle with social isolation, books can offer them a window into new worlds – and make them happier, healthier and wealthier too

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Indigenous Programs

Indigenous Programs

Frontier College offers a variety of programs serving Canada’s Indigenous communities, including Summer Literacy Camps and workshops.

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Programs for Adults

Programs for Adults

Frontier College offers a variety of programs for adults and young adults who want to increase their literacy skills, from one-on-one tutoring to small classes.

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Get to Know Frontier College

Get to Know Frontier College

Frontier College is a literacy organization supporting people across Canada as they work to increase their literacy skills.

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Programs for Children and Youth

Programs for Children and Youth

Frontier College offers a variety of literacy programs for children and youth to engage in reading, writing, math, and other subjects.

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Volunteer with Frontier College

Volunteer with Frontier College

Interested in sharing your love of reading with others in your community? Join Frontier College’s team of dedicated volunteers.

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99%
of adult learners
surveyed agreed that since starting a Frontier College program, they have gained skills they need to achieve their goals
95%
of children and youth
in Frontier College programs stated that they improved in reading, writing, or math
87%
of parents
said that their child read more at home after attending our Summer Literacy Camp
87%
of adult learners
in Frontier College programs reported progress with their learning goals
85%
of teachers
surveyed nationally said our Summer Literacy Camps increased students' academic readiness
80%
of volunteer tutors
feel that Frontier College has a moderate-to-major impact on helping adult learners achieve their goals
80%
of school personnel
observed that children and youth learners improved their reading skills and/or math skills
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Fronter College Books

Frontier College Books is a social enterprise of Frontier College. Buy your adult literacy materials here!

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Virtual Learning Portal

The Virtual Learning Portal easily connects learners with tutors. Click here to launch a web meeting.

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Thank You to Our Supporters

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Alberta
Canada
Canada Life
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)
Canadian Tire Corporation
Cenovus
CIBC
Cree School Board
Edmonton Community Foundation
First Book Canada
Government of Saskatchewan
Gouvernement du Quebec
Hammerheads
Hydro One
Kativik School Board
Let's Talk Science
McCall MacBain Foundation
Nunatsiavut Government
Nunavut
Northern Lights School Division
Ontario
PGI Canada
RBC Foundation
Scholastic
TD Bank Group
United Way Greater Toronto
United Way of the Lower Mainland
The Winnipeg Foundation

Our regular in-person programs are suspended until further notice. We continue to offer free literacy tutoring and activities, even for those who have limited or no access to technology. To learn more, contact us.

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