Community Adult Learning Program guidelines and resources

Government direction to help CALP-funded organizations and providers to deliver adult literacy and other skills across Alberta.

Introductory video

Government resources help Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) providers develop and deliver programs to adult learners.

Watch this video about how community adult learning helps.

The following information is for providers  who work with adult literacy and foundational learners.

CALP guidelines

These guidelines help make sure organizations receiving CALP funding:

  • are familiar with the intent of the program
  • understand government requirements and expectations

Guidelines balance government requirements with an understanding that every community requires a unique approach to addressing adult literacy learning needs.

Read the CALP Guidelines.

CALP Impact Report

Advanced Education reports back to CALP-funded partners and other stakeholders about:

  • the CALP program vision and mandate
  • programming, demographic and outcomes data

The CALP impact reports show how CALP helped Albertans access adult literacy and foundational learning opportunities.

Professional development

The CALP Portal provides resources and supports to CALP-funded organizations throughout the province.

Visit the CALP Portal for details.


Connect with the Foundational Learning and Skills Development Unit:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: [email protected]