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Wednesday, February 3 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) Stigma and Essential Skills Training: The Essentials - 45 minutes

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This presentation will be both theoretical and practical. Attendees will first learn about Activate Learning, a new literacy and essential skills program focused on supporting the population of Newfoundland and Labrador while reducing stigma around learning essential skills. Attendees will participate in an abbreviated version of an Activate Learning workshop as part of the session.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Better understanding of stigma around learning essential skills training
  • Hands-on approach to presenting essential and soft skills workshops
  • Importance of bringing empathy and mindfulness to essential skills training

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Erica Ruth Kelly

Project Co-ordinator, ABC Life Literacy Canada
Erica Ruth Kelly is a Montrealer who recently transplanted from Toronto to St. John's. She has been working with ABC Life Literacy Canada, a national literacy non-profit, since 2017.

Wednesday February 3, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST