Preparing for the Adult Graduation Program

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Below is a list of resources for students needing to upgrade their skills in preparation for the ADULT GRADUATION PROGRAM. These links and resources will be changing and added to as more information becomes available. 

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

The Okanagan College provides many programs for BASIC EDUCATION. They even provide ONE-ON-ONE tutoring some of our communities (Oliver, Osoyoos, OKFalls). You can take a skills assessment ONLINE. Here is the link with the information:

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION LINK




ENGLISH Upgrading

1. South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

  1. Classes in  English  language ore ongoing.  All classes  are in the morning  from Monday to Friday and  run for 2 hours. Depending on  current level of English ability, other classes  may be available. 
  2. Services are offered in Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos Penticton and Princeton 
  3. Services to all areas are accessed by calling 250-492-6299  to set up a time to register and have any questions answered.    
  4. Support is available for writing and speaking.
  5. There are no costs associated with this program 

CONTACT:    Phone:  250-492-6299

WEBSITE:    http://www.soics.ca/programs/english-language-training/  


2. Okanagan College - Dept. of English

Okanagan College

  1. The Community Adult Literacy Program (CALP)  is offered in the 3  centres ( Oliver,Osoyoos,Keremeos). 

  2. It is a free service that includes help with reading, writing and speaking.  Students must be 18 years or older.  

CONTACT:    Phone:  250-492-4305 (Penticton)

WEBSITE:     https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/English-Language  


3. OneSky Community Resources

Jobs at OneSky Community Resources | Start Here Okanagan

  1. Tuition-free programs are available for adults (19 years and older) who wish to improve their basic reading, writing, oral language skills and/or basic math skills. 

  2. Tutoring programs are individually planned and are based on each student’s needs, interests and personal goals. Trained volunteer tutors work one-to-one with students. Intake for students and tutors is continuous. 

  3. Classroom programs are available for English and Math upgrading. Adult Basic Education provides the adult learner with the opportunity to complete various levels of study, ranging from basic literacy to adult graduation.

CONTACT:    PHONE: Oliver Osoyoos 250-4304 Ext 3230  

WEBSITE:    https://oneskycommunity.com/directory/south-okanagan-literacy-program/ 


4. OLBOSA - FREE ONLINE Assessment - English

OLBOSA

  1. This site provides a FREE online assessment of your English skills with a focus being the workplace. THIS IS NOT for CREDIT but only is for your OWN benefit!

WEBSITE:    https://www.clb-osa.ca/home

Math - Updating your Skills

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Basic Math Review for WPM11

 

Course Code: X8Y4X8

 


Preparing for Pre-Calc 11/12 or Foundations of Math 11

 

Course Code: FEQ6BUF6

 






GENERAL LEARNING RESOURCES


Okanagan College has a web page which is full of great ONLINE learning resources. The link is below. Scroll down the page until you find the "Get help with these subjects" section.

LEARNING AND SUCCESS CENTRES


Last modified: Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 11:57 AM