Fall 2012 Live Classes Calendar Available

Our Fall 2012 Live Classes Calendar is now available. Registration opens on September 4, 2012. The first classes begin Sept 16, 2012. The Fall Schedule now has 12 courses that feature Live Classes, 4 Short Courses that are guided by an instructor as well as dozens more Independent Study courses.

Growing and Glowing with PARO

Are you an Aboriginal woman living in Northwest Ontario? Do you want to start your own business? Then PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise may be where you want to start. In addition to the workshops listed below, Good Learning Anywhere will be partnering with PARO in the Fall 2012 to bring programming to learners across…

A Call for Nominations – 2012 Learner Awards

Last year, Good Learning Anywhere awarded two learners with awards that celebrated their achievement and leadership.  This year, we are looking for two learners that embody the spirit of our online community. The Ivy Tabobondung Award for Leadership is awarded to the learner who has shown leadership in the GLA learning community, whether it is through online…

A Good Learning Anywhere Spring

Spring has been in the air for a few weeks now, but here at GLA, we’re just getting started with some new adventures and a few changes to our organization. Some of you may have already noticed those changes, and I thought this would be a great chance to share what’s been going on at…

Hey Google: Look at what Google + has done for our Hearing Impaired Learners!

Photo by cambodia4kidsorg We integrated Google Apps in mid-2009, amid some skepticism of how this would fit into our Literacy program.  The benefits were immediate and palpable.  Not only did we now have a unified email handle, we now had communication and collaboration at our fingertips.  It wasn’t long before Google became a normal part of…

The Journey with Matawa First Nations

In January of this year, Good Learning Anywhere and Matawa First Nations Education Council launched a pilot program with participating communities in remote Northwest Ontario.  The goal of the program is to help community members attain their GED and to pursue careers in the various trades.  GLA is the first step among many that these…

Learner of the Month – Lennie’s Story

It is important to the staff at the Good Learning Anywhere project that we make sure that we recognize and celebrate our learners that help make this project such a success. One such learner is Lennie Spence from Webequie First Nation. Back in January I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to start working on a new project…

2011 GLA Learner Awards – A Call for Nominations

Last year, Good Learning Anywhere named two awards after two learners that embody the spirit of our program. The Ivy Tabobondung Award for Leadership is awarded to the learner who has shown leadership in the GLA learning community, whether it is through online communication and classes or in their physical community.  We will also consider…

Family Day Writing Contest

At a staff meeting in early February, the staff at the Good Learning Anywere (GLA) project decided that we really wanted to acknowledge and celebrate Family Day in some way. Being the newest holiday added to our calendars and one that occurs smack dab in the middle of the February blahs, what is not to celebrate??!! However, we needed to come…