Hinton Adult Learning Bursary
The Hinton Adult Learning Society is committed to providing educational opportunities to individuals facing financial barriers.
The Hinton Adult Learning Bursary is designed to help remove financial barriers, which may hinder participation in learning opportunities. All applications will be kept confidential. An individual may receive up to $250 in reduced or waived fees per HALS calendar year.
Who is eligible to use the Fund?
Adults who live in Hinton and area are eligible to apply for assistance. An individual must be registering in a required program to qualify for funding. Contact Deena at 780-865-1686 for further information or to see if you qualify for help.
Hinton Adult Learning Society receives its funding in part from the annual grant of Innovation and Advanced Education.
Learning is a lifelong process. Transformation through learning leads to self-direction and self-awareness. It is never too late to develop, practice, or sharpen Essential Skills. Adults bring with them life experience, values, and knowledge to their learning. Adults learn in a variety of ways through consistency and compromise. Hinton Adult Learning is dedicated to promoting and supporting meaningful lifelong learning opportunities for every adult learner.
Hours of Availability
Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 4:00
Note – The office is closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00pm
*Volunteer Learning Coaches may be available to help you reach your goals.*
Please inquire with Stephanie at 780-865-1686 to ensure availability or to further inquire about our Volunteer Learning Coach program.
We are always looking for new Volunteers. The practice of tutoring is Learner-Centred and Learner Driven, and is a 2 way learning experience based on mutual respect from which the tutor and the adult learner(s) benefit. Are you interested in Volunteering? Check out our volunteers and community engagement page.
Tutoring Services Offered
Numeracy – All Maths, Banking Basics, Pre-GED Math Specific, etc.
Literacy – Reading and Writing Skills
9 Essential Life Skills
Digital Skills – Basic Computer Skills, Navigation of Websites, Microsoft Office Applications, Google, Zoom, Keyboarding, Email, Macintosh devices, Samsung devices etc.
Study Skills and Tips
Career and Schooling Options and Information
Post-Secondary Test Proctoring
GED Preparation – Accommodations,
Well-Being Strategies – Mindfulness