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Readers to Leaders (R2L)

Building literacy, creating opportunity

This reputable and effective literacy engagement program gives grade 9 and 10 students from Emery Collegiate Institute, Westview Centennial Secondary School and C.W. Jeffreys Collegiate Institute an opportunity to prepare for the compulsory Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School English Literacy Test. Students are engaged in a range of literacy courses at York University on Saturdays from October to March each year. 

R2L is a collaborative initiative between the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), York University Faculty Association (YUFA) Trust and the Faculty of Education. 

How R2L works 

  • Students are engaged in a range of literacy courses at York University on Saturdays from October to March each year

R2L at a Glance

R2L launched in the 2010-11 academic year with 43 students

Program has an over 80% pass rate

80+ students enrolled