Pinnguaq Affiliation will get $10,000 from ABC Life Literacy Canada
Iqaluit’s Pinnguaq Affiliation has received an award for its grownup digital literacy program, a media launch from ABC Life Literacy Canada introduced Thursday.
The affiliation’s Inclusive Futures: Expert Workforce Improvement in Nunavut program acquired an honourable point out and $10,000 by way of the 2022 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award for its work creating employment and important abilities coaching for unemployed adults residing in distant communities in Nunavut.
The award, introduced by non-profit adult-learning group ABC Life Literacy Canada, acknowledges organizations that create progressive grownup literacy abilities applications in Canada.
The Inclusive Futures program works with largely Inuit learners who’ve low digital literacy abilities or who’ve confronted limitations to accessing know-how and gives them with laptops.
This system features a four-day workshop on foundational digital literacy abilities like writing resumes and canopy letters and studying the right way to code. It additionally presents help by way of a free on-line studying platform that covers subjects on know-how, monetary literacy and employability amongst others.
Stella’s Circle Group Providers in St. John’s, NL, additionally acquired $10,000 and the Additional Schooling Society of Alberta acquired the highest prize of $20,000.