Financial literacy workshops to be held in coming months

Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. (MALI) in partnership with Department of Post Secondary Education Training and Labour will be offering Financial Literacy workshops. The workshop, which are open to the public and to MALI students, will cover the following topics: * Exploring our Relationship with Money * Income and Basics of Tax * Budgeting * Banking… Continue Reading

Adult learning surges in Miramichi

Miramichi’s economy has been hit hard over the past decade. Mills closed and shuttered. One is being demolished to make way for the promised boom of another industry that will not materialize. Men and women out of work. Families separated as spouses travel out west for work. Some make the move permanent. Others live a… Continue Reading

Adult Learning graduates celebrate perseverance, success

MIRAMICHI – “Like a bird upon the wind, These waters are my sky, I’ll never reach my destination, If I never try…” The uplifting chorus from the Garth Brooks song The River seemed to put into words the emotions of graduates and families who gathered at NBCC Miramichi to celebrate perseverance and success. At the… Continue Reading

Night classes allow adult students to fit learning into their schedule

Going back to school is never easy, especially if you have the added stresses of a fulltime job, kids and other commitments. The Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. (MALI), in partnership with the Regional Adult Learning Coordinator for the Department of Post Secondary Education Training and Labour, offer adult education classes throughout Northumberland county. Now they… Continue Reading

Seniors learning about technology at Tabusintac access centre

As we learned last week, a non-profit organization is ensuring that education is easily accessible by offering adult learning courses and computer access centres in local communities. Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. (MALI), in partnership with the Regional Adult Learning Coordinator (Ann Morrissy), Department of Post Secondary Education Training and Labour offers a series of adult… Continue Reading

Distance learning courses making it easier to continue education

Everyone loves the serenity of rural New Brunswick. The peace, tranquility and neighbourly friendliness make it a safe haven for many who never want to leave. But sometimes being a 40 minute drive or more outside of a major centre can make it difficult to get things locally. Many people have to travel into the… Continue Reading

Educator teaching adults that were once her students as children

BAIE STE. ANNE – After 33 years of teaching you would think that Gemma Theriault would be enjoying a long, relaxing retirement. But, that’s not what this life-long educator had in mind. Theriault is an educator with Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. (MALI) who has hired her so that people in the Baie Ste. Anne area… Continue Reading

Rogersville hockey president praises GED program

A 37-year-old hockey dad from Collette says returning to school is one of the most important decisions he ever made. Johnny Martin graduated from the Rogersville upgrading class – now known as the Apprentissage Adulte – Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. – in 2006 with his GED high school equivalency. Since then he furthered education at… Continue Reading