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

This page can help people who work with adult literacy and foundational learners find professional development resources.

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 2018 CALP Guidelines.

CALP reports to partners

Every year, Advanced Education reports back to CALP funded partners about:

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

These reports provide an annual snapshot of the program’s progress throughout the province.

Read the CALP reports to partners or the condensed CALP overview.

Government of Alberta policies

Government of Alberta policy documents help define its literacy priorities:

Professional development

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

Visit the CALP Portal for details.


To connect with the Public Awareness Branch:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-643-6393
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: ae.publicawareness@gov.ab.ca