ABE Forum leads to coalition building

Hundreds of folks filled the Croatian Cultural Centre’s ballroom in Vancouver for the Adult Education Forum on March 5th. The event brought together adult learners, educators, elected officials and the media to voice concerns about provincial government cuts to adult basic education in BC.

The Forum resulted in partners joining with the Public Education Network Society (PENS) to respond to funding cuts and to mobilize adult literacy and basic education stakeholders.

Read more about adult literacy and basic education partners in this excerpt, Literacy: An Interdisciplinary View, from Re-Framing the Conversation: Respecting Adult Basic Education in BC.

Interdisciplinary View graphic

For the full document, click on Re-Framing the Conversation – Respecting Adult Basic Education in BC (Dec 2014)

Visit the Public Education Network Society’s website to learn about upcoming meetings at http://publiced.ca

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