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Pathways Adult Learning Foundations helping adults reach educational goals

Posted on April 25, 2024 by Ryan Dahlman

By Heather Cameron

Pathways Adult Learning Foundations is located in Foremost, Brooks, and Medicine Hat, is run by a community-based collaborative team and Medicine Hat College, and serves Medicine Hat, Cypress County, Brooks, and County of 40 Mile.

“The vision of the program is to change lives through adult foundational learning in connected communities,” said Mandy Pack of Medicine Hat College Pathways – Adult Learning Foundations. “It builds on the interests/needs of an individual and promotes and provides pathways for participants to reach their goals.”

The program, Pack says, was formerly known as ABLE and Forty Mile Community Adult Learning ad became Pathways – Adult Learning Foundations at the end of November 2023. Funding for the program, Pack says, comes from the Government of Alberta.

“Pathways Adult Learning Foundations offers programming and support in basic reading, writing, math, digital skills, and skills for learning in both in-person and online learning environments,” said Pack.

All adults are eligible to participate in small group learning, one on one learning, and independent learning classes, Pack says.

“At least 1 in 5 Adult Albertans face daily literacy and numeracy challenges,” said Pack. “Pathways Adult Learning Foundations builds foundational skills for everyday life, further education, employment, and is possibility focused.”

For more information about Pathways Adult Learning Foundations, visit: or contact them at 587 448 7008 or at 

“Pathways Adult Learning Foundations is confidential, provides a safe and welcoming space, and provides learning pathways that are learner centered, goal orientated, and draws on strengths.”

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