General Links

Information about writing the GED in Nova Scotia

The difference between the GED and the adult high school diploma

Information about correspondence study

Enrolment form for correspondence study

Information about the Apprenticeship Program

NSSAL - Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning

Community Partners

ISANS - Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia

Kings County Adult High School in New Minas

The Adult Learning Program at NSCC

English for Academic Purposes at Acadia University

Learn English Nova Scotia - Language Testing and Counselling Centre


Community Inc.

VANSDA Valley African Development Association

Seniors LINCS

Public Health Services - Enhanced Home Visiting Program

Annapolis Valley First Nation

CMHA - Canadian Mental Health Kings County

The Flower Cart

Carleton Road Industries

Annapolis Valley Regional Library

Provincial/National Literacy Groups

Association of Nova Scotia Community Learning Organizations

Literacy Nova Scotia

ABC Canada

Canada Literacy and Learning Network

National Adult Literacy Database – now known as Copian

Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning Programs

The Centre for Literacy

Celebrations or Events

Nova Scotia Adult Learners Week

Literacy Action Week

The Literacy Mile

Learner Resources

Reading Horizons Online

Reading Horizons main website

Lexia Learning main website

Speakonia - free text reader

Assess your Canadian Language Benchmark level online with this test.

Test how well you can use the past tense

Elllo has hundreds of dialogues with transcripts and exercises

Breaking News offers 6 different levels of news coverage in English, from easier to harder. All lessons come with questions and exercises.

English Central has videos, transcripts and pronunciation software. You can practice listening and pronunciation.

This website has videos and explanations of each sound in the English alphabet.

Rachel's English offers tips on how to pronounce most sounds of the American English alphabet.

Record yourself using Vocaroo.

The University of Victoria offers good advice on writing.

Ohio University also has wonderful resources for ESL learners.

Grammar Quizzes has hundreds of explanations and quizzes to practise every possible grammar point

Perfect English Grammar has a lot of exercises and explanations.

This website has great tutorials for using computers!

U.S. - based GED practice tests

BBC Skillswise website

Literacy and Numeracy Resources

Air Brake Manual - Nova Scotia pdf

Nova Scotia Driver's Handbook

Making the Case for Adult Education

Cost estimates of dropping out of high school

VCLA in the news

Article on the Open Arms Creative Writing Program in - May 23, 2014

Article in Halifax Herald about May 21, 2014 rally featuring Melissa Young and Debbie Daniels

Editorial in The Advertiser about VCLA and changes to LMA Feb. 10, 2014

Story in The Advertiser about 'Show your love for VCLA' event held February 14, 2014

Article about Paul Robson in Register, June 5, 2014

Notice about 2014 Literacy Mile with video - June 8, 2014

Article in Advertiser after 2015 Literacy Mile

Article in April 30, 2015 issue of the Grapevine (p.12) about Sophie Bérubé and the Literacy Mile

Article in the May 1, 2015 Register about Literacy Mile Sneaker Campaign

Article about Immigrant Support Group Potluck - Advertiser - April 2018

Article about Tasha Crouse and VCLA's Transitions program

Article about Tasha Crouse, VCLA's Transitions program and grade 12 - May 2019


Adult Education Division - NS Department of Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia Office of Immigration

Skills Link Youth Program - Government of Canada

New Horizons for Seniors Program

Wellness Initiative Fund - Annapolis Valley Health

Job Creation Partnership - Employment Nova Scotia

Department of Communities, Culture, and Heritage

Skills Work! Program - NS Department of Community Services