Literacy Instruction


This program offers basic accreditation in adult and community literacy education to prepare students to teach literacy skills to adult learners. It is for those who seek a practical credential as part of their undergraduate degree, to enhance adult education and community development skills within the chosen program of study, and/or support entry into the field of adult literacy education.

Credential: Certificate

The Literacy Instruction program is offered by the Faculty of Education and an option to undertake the practicum in a French language literacy setting is available depending on instructor availability.

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Career Counsellor
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Foreign Language Instructor
  • High School Teacher
  • Instructor
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Music Teacher/Instructor
  • Principal
  • Private Tutor
  • Professor
  • School Counsellor
  • Special Education Teacher

How to apply

You may add this certificate program to your major. Speak to your faculty advisor.