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Literacy in Malawi and the UK

Tuesday 5th December – BALID informal Literacy Discussion No. 29 Figured Worlds: Literacy practices in a rural Malawi  Ahmmardouh Maya (University of East Anglia) will lead this discussion about literacy in a village community in Malawi. In preparation, you may like to read about Ahmmardou’s presentation at UKFIET last September. Lend me your Ears: When […]

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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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