We are often asked – what is plain language?
Plain language is about clear communication. It’s about using common words and presenting information in a straightforward, logical way.
If clients, customers, and employees don’t understand your message, they can tune… Read More
With a close to 2017, Project Literacy is proud to reflect on its achievements. One highlight of the year was being awarded, in November, the 2017 Literacy Award by the Council of the Federation Literacy. This award recognizes achievement, innovative… Read More
Andrew McCartan has been a resident in Kelowna for the past 16 years. He previously lived in Calgary and Nanaimo. During those years he worked in the oil patch and in construction but always had a passion for technology. After… Read More
“It was always a dream of mine to speak English. When I was a child, I begged my parents to go to an English school, but because my parents could not speak English the school system would not allow it… Read More
Project Literacy has received a grant from Decoda Literacy Solutions to initiate the Fostering Literacy Program within the local community. With the support of the ONE TO ONE Society, the new Kelowna program will follow the ONE TO ONE tutoring… Read More
This September, Kelowna will be standing in solidarity with cities across the province to foster awareness for improved literacy. The City of Kelowna has proclaimed September to be Literacy Month, as literacy is essential in order to create opportunities for… Read More
Upon meeting Uyen and Anh, it is clear they are very hardworking and appreciative
people. As they both work to improve their English, they communicate with basic words and body language. The mother-daugher pair are from Vietnam. Uyen arrived in… Read More
We all have somebody in our lives who is in the dark with technology, be it your mom, your dad, your grandparents and so on. Now, Project Literacy can help with that! We are currently launching a community digital literacy… Read More
Project Literacy often gets asked about other English as a Second Language programs in the Kelowna area. Here is a list we recently created with current information. As we find out about more we will be updating the list, be… Read More
Project Literacy is introducing plain language and literacy audit tool training in the form of workshops. Our first one is coming up next month. This full-day workshop will help you and your organization better understand the value of plain language.… Read More