Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework
The Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) is a competency-based framework coordinated by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) that supporting the development of adult literacy programming delivered through the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program.
- supports the development of task-based programming
- helps practitioners focus on strengthening the learner’s ability to integrate skills, knowledge and behaviours to perform authentic, goal-related tasks
- supports the development of contextualized programming that reflects the learner’s culture, language and other features specific to the learner and her or his goal
- builds on current literacy practice and strengthens the links between the LBS Program and Ontario’s employment, education and training system