Generic skills & family

Supporting parents in view of increasing community vitality

In the family context, generic skills are essential to support parenting, which have a major influence on intergenerational transmission and linguistic continuity the family unit, and particularly in exogamous families:

“In the current context, adult education stakeholders have should build in building on the strategic development of generic skills to foster the development of the other skills which are seen as important in family settings; further investigate the role of generic skills to promote the development of parenting skills.”

(Alphabétisation familiale en français à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Étude des besoins et modèles à privilégier; Fédération des francophones de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, 2013)