The Learning Networks of Ontario (LNO) is a coalition of 16 regional literacy networks (also called learning networks) located throughout Ontario.

We support

  • literacy and essential skills programming
  • local service planning and coordination

Clear Writing Works! Online Course

Have your message understood the first time.  Take the Learning Networks of Ontario Clear Writing Works! online course.

Practitioner Resources

Literacy Practitioners – check out the Resources & Publications pages for hundreds of free resources in various categories.

New!  Soft Skills Resources Website

Vision & Mission

All Ontarian adults have access to quality education and training.

LNO will work collaboratively to

  • support adult education and training across Ontario
  • build capacity through research and the development of resources
  • facilitate service coordination and planning
  • support knowledge mobilization


Strengthening our literacy skills is the foundation of Canada’s future.

Research shows that increasing literacy skills in the workforce would lead to increases in productivity over time (Canada West Foundation, 2018).

In 12 short weeks you can learn how to simplify your messages and be understood the first time!

Register for Clear Writing Works! Online course today!

Deadline to register is April 10th.

Increase your math skills and financial literacy with a free Money #Math webinar!

Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) educators will be sharing curriculum, resources, marketing ideas and more. Register here -

Benefits of literacy aren’t just limited to education – greater literacy and numeracy skills can improve chances of finding work and getting promotions at work (The Conference Board of Canada, 2007).


In-class, online, booklets, or a mix of these. There’s many different adult programs available in Ontario.

Contact your local learning network for free options in your area -

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