Literacy Facts

Definition of Literacy - "the ability to understand and employ printed information in daily activities at home, at work and in the community
- to achieve one's goals, and to develop one's knowledge and potential."

Frequently Used Acronyms
ALP Adult Learning Program
BSLN Bedford-Sackville Learning Network
CLI Community Learning Initiative
ESL English as a Second Language
GED General Educational Development
LNS Literacy Nova Scotia
NALD National Adult Literacy Database
NLS National Literacy Secretariat
NSSAL Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning