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Digital environments: opportunities and challenges for literacy, learning and citizenship – The 2015 Summer Institute in Canada

Posted by Zoltan Varkonyi 5 years 2 months ago

Thursday 11 June 2015 to Friday 12 June 2015
Montreal (Quebec)

The 2015 Summer Institute in Canada will ask how the move to digital has changed the notion of literacies and how a broader understanding of this change can contribute to an agenda for adult learning that transforms challenge into opportunity.

Dates of the Institute: 11th-12th of June, 2015

Early-bird registration for the summer institute ends on the 30th of April. Register HERE


To lay the groundwork for The 2015 Summer Institute, Canada The Centre for Literacy will offer a series of webinars on the topic of Blended learning and digital environments: Innovative practices in workplace and community settings across countries and developed in cooperation with the European Basic Skills Network (ESBN) on 7th, 14th, and 21st of May, 2015.


2 webinars in English and 1 in French will present models of innovative practice from Canada, the US, Ireland and France that demonstrate the possibilities of blending the best of adult learning practices with technologies.

1. English Under the Arches: Innovative Workplace Training by McDonald's USA (May 7, in English)

2. Blended Learning with Technology: Innovative International Examples (May 14, in English)

3. Formation hybride et à distance : innovations francophones (May 21, in French)


More detailed descriptions of the webinars can be found on the Centre's website here

Please join for some or all of the sessions. Register here

Event language(s):
Event type: 
Professional development event
Attending fee: 
Registration deadline: 
Online event: 
Organised by: 
The Centre for Literacy in collaboration with RESDAC and CDÉACF
Contact details: 
The Centre for Literacy 2100 Marlowe Avenue, Room 218 Montreal, QC, H4A 3L5 Telephone: 514-798-5601 Fax: 514-798-5602 Email:
Number of delegates: 
< 100
Target group: 
Academics, students, researchers in andragogy
Adult learning networks & organisations
Projects & partnerships
Media professionals
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