Author Archive | Anna Robinson-Pant

A van with loudspeakers transmitting COVID-19 information to public in Ethiopia. Source: Bahir Dar University

COVID-19: a turning point for health literacy? Comparing initiatives in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, the Philippines and the UK

This blog is based on reflections by the UEA UNESCO Chair family literacy team (based on group WhatsApp conversations): Sushan Acharya, Sheila Aikman, Helene Binesse, Symon Chiziwa, Kamal Raj Devkota, Abiy Menkir Gizaw, Ulrike Hanemann, Catherine Jere, Tizita Lemma, Gina Lontoc,  Yeraswork Megerssa, Ahmmardouh Mjaya, Chris Millora, Anna Robinson-Pant and Turuwark Zalalam Warkineh. This team […]

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From Literacy to Literacies?

Around the world, Literacy is regarded as an indisputable public good, central to all educational initiatives. As the 2006 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report on ‘Literacy for Life’ emphasised: ‘Literacy is more than a single goal: it is at the heart of the EFA endeavour’ (p 24). Here in the UK, politicians and employers are always […]

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