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Every donation made to Frontier College helps to raise literacy levels in Canada, from cities to fly-in communities. People often think of reading as something you can or can’t do. It’s not that simple. In 2012, 27,000 Canadians participated in the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), which looks at all the factors that make someone literate, including the ability to understand, interpret, create, communicate, and compute. The study found that approximately 13% of participants are at Level 1, meaning they can understand basic vocabulary, but are unable to compare and contrast two or more pieces of information. While many participants are in the highest levels, we want all Canadians to experience the confidence and access to information that a full range of literacy can bring.

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Imagine Canada Accredited

  • 85%
    of students
    improved their personal strengths such as classroom behaviour, coping skills, creativity, and community engagement in one or more areas
  • 86%
    of educators
    rate the Frontier College programs as very good-to-excellent and state that the programs have a positive impact on students
  • 85%
    of parents
    say their child reads more at home as a result of attending a Summer Literacy Camp
  • 79%
    of Volunteers
    describe their experience as very good-to-excellent
  • 89%
    of adult learners
    improve their personal strengths in 3 or more areas such as strengths at school, coping skills, and planning
  • 83%
    of Computer Skills learners
    passed the required tests to be certified
  • 92%
    of learners
    in the pre-apprenticeship program successfully completed the program and passed their exams
  • 80%
    of teachers and educators
    said they noticed positive differences in the behaviours, attitudes and school performance of students who attended summer literacy camp
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