Intro to GED and Online Tools Program Info
This 12-session program is designed to help adults prepare for success with writing the GED test modules. Intro to GED and Online Tools offers a positive introduction to help you discover the 5 GED test modules, manage your learning, develop study habits, use interactive learning tools, and navigate online learning systems.
Mathematics Program Info
Math Readiness for home, school, and work. Our math programs focus on number sense, consumer math, measurements, statistics and probabilities, fractions, decimals, and everyday math.
Communications: Reading, Writing Program Info
Communication skills for home, school, and work. Our communications programs will assist you in reading comprehension, writing skills and strategies, responding to media and text, listening and speaking.
Essential Skills Basics Program Info
This program supports the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning's (NSSAL) E3: Education, Essential Skills, Empowerment curriculum framework to provide essential skills programming using real life learning experiences to help you develop skills in the following areas: communicate ideas and information, manage learning, and engage with others.
Community Essentials Program Info
Our Community Essentials Program helps adults with intellectual and cognitive challenges develop essential skills for work and life in their community. Participants will engage in a positive and friendly accessible learning space to develop many essential skills including literacy skills (reading, writing), numeracy skills, using digital technology, communication skills and working with others, in addition to other essential skills such as problem solving and document use.
Family Learning and Other Workshops Follow us on Facebook
CALA offers family learning workshops and programs in Truro and rural communities in Colchester County throughout the year. Be sure to follow us on Facebook to learn about these workshops as we announce registration. Some of our regular family learning and workshops include the following:
Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments & Testing View Brochure
Participants of CALA Digital Literacy Programs will build digital skills while using technology and can demonstrate their knowledge to potential employers by earning Northstar Digital Literacy certificates in the areas of:
Digital Literacy Basics Program Info
This introductory program helps participants learn the basics of computing and the internet. Learn the vocabulary and gain valuable digital skills through hands-on guided practice.
Home & Office Essential Computer Skills Program Info
This program, delivered in 8 sessions, is designed for participants who want to improve their digital skills to use document and spreadsheet software, email, and the internet in daily life, for employment, or higher education. Through instructor-led guided practice participants will learn the basics of office productivity apps using Microsoft or Google platforms.
Get Connected, Stay Connected (Age-friendly program) Program Info
Get Connected, Stay Connected provides adults with the capacity to develop the confidence, knowledge, and digital skills needed to participate in the world of online communications. Participants will learn to use technology, navigate websites, use email, and discover best practices to secure personal information and stay safe online.
Stay Connected: Online Safety (Age-friendly program)
Past participants of Get Connected, Stay Connected are invited to join us for a maintenance and refresher program to explore new online resources and practice using the internet for home and daily life tasks with a focus on internet safety.
Contact CALA to book an appointment for an assessment or register for our adult learning programs.