This site offers professional development support for practitioners who work with adult learners in the Literacy and Basic Skills Program of Ontario. There are online courses, downloadable program materials and resources, an interactive self-assessment tool, and links to other LBS training websites. In addition, practitioners can connect with other professionals in the Staff Cafe forum to discuss issues related to learners and program delivery.

Choose from a wide range of free, professional development courses.
Access any part of any course at any time.
Complete a full course and receive a certificate from the Department of Lifelong Learning, Lakehead University.
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Staff Cafe
Join us in the staff cafe to connect with other practitioners, discuss issues related to program delivery and share resources that work for you.
Exchange messages online in an easy-to-use, secure environment.
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Assess your own knowledge, skills and abilities as an LBS practitioner.
Get immediate assessment results in four areas of professional work.
See a recommended plan of action for PD training based on your self-assessment results.
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Employment Ontario & LBS
Use the Handbook of Employment Ontario Terms and References for descriptions and explanations of Employment Ontario terminology and current programs and services. Link to other key Employment Ontario resources.
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