The Peterborough Native Learning Program



Behind Closed Doors

PNLP is please to announce that we are one the 12 lucky agencies to be included in Behind Closed Doors on September 21, 2019.  100% of our ticket sales go to PNLP to benefit our learners, contact us today to get yours!!

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GED Upgrade Preparation Course

Starting on September 9th to October 16th, 2019, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am to 4 pm we will be offering a GED Preparation course to assist you to get your GED.   The test will follow at EPC On October 18th and 19th following the course.   Contact us now for details. 

Other Services

PNLP is under the Employment Ontario umbrella with other services offering Literacy and Basic Skills services.  Those offices and how to contact them are:

Trent Valley Literacy Association (TVLA)


Fleming Crew

Contact North

New Canadians Centre

About Us

Our Mission


 Our mission, is to provide the opportunity to both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people, New Canadians along with  their families to improve communication, numeracy, and computer skills needed for success in further education & training, employment, or greater independence in life. 

Our Programs


  • GED Test Preparation
  • Employment Readiness
  • College & University Entrance
  • Portfolio Building
  • Trades Foundations
  • Digital Skills for the Workplace

Learning Environment


Adult Literacy is our focus.  Our program nourishes all aspects of our learners with:

  • A safe, orderly place to study
  • A quiet, inviting atmosphere
  • Teachers and support staff who assist with the clients efforts
  • Positive relationships for clients with agencies that may provide additional tools to be successful
  • Connections to services that support their Adult Literacy goals

Our Board of Directors

Valdis Cuvaldin - Board Chair

Louisa Norris - Secretary

John Hamilton - Treasurer

Jo-Anne Green - Director

Wayne Rampton - Director

Marie Hough - Director

Karen Armstrong - Director

Contact Us

Peterborough Native Learning Program

360 George Street North, Unit 6, Peterborough, ON K9H 7E7, CA

Tel: (705) 741-0798 Fax: (705) 740-7262


You can also join us at one of our two satellite offices:

Lakefield: Mondays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Curve Lake: Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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