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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is launching a new publication highlighting the critical role family literacy and learning play in breaking down barriers between different learning contexts and engaging hard-to-reach adults and children in education. Learning Together Across Generations: Guidelines for Family Literacy and Learning Programmes was developed as part of a family learning project initiated by UIL in 2016...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Juliet McCaffery; Katy Newell-Jones; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2017

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

“Families can foster a culture of learning where the education needs of all its members are addressed,” Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a new publication on successful family literacy and learning programmes entitled “Learning Families: Intergenerational Approaches to Literacy Teaching and Learning” (PDF 4,8 MB). This compilation presents...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English.

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Hamburg’s award-winning Family Literacy project (FLY) (2010 winner of the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize and 2011 winner of the Hamburg Education Prize), UIL and the Hamburg State Institute for Teacher Training and School Development (LI) are launching the publication Learning to Fly: Family-oriented Literacy Education in Schools (in English and German). This co-publication includes contributions from key stakeholders – academics, teachers, parents and children – participating in the conceptualization and implementation of FLY in...

Author/Editor:
Stephen Roche; Gabriele Rabkin (editors)
Year of publication:
2014

This book of Family Literacy materials contains forty-eight copies of working sheets that have been tested in practice in the areas of reading aloud, writing, talking/storytelling, suggestions for encouraging phonological awareness, self-evaluation of work done, and so on. These were created through the Family Literacy project, a cooperative project between the Landesinstitut für Lehrerbildung und Schulentwicklung and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. The project forms part of the model programme „Promotion of Children and Young People from Migrant Backgrounds” (FörMig) run by...

Author/Editor:
Gabriele Rabkin
Year of publication:
2008

Available from UIL's Library in English, German.

This book of Family Literacy materials contains forty-eight copies of working sheets that have been tested in practice in the areas of reading aloud, writing, talking/storytelling, suggestions for encouraging phonological awareness, self-evaluation of work done, and so on. These were created through the Family Literacy project, a cooperative project between the Landesinstitut für Lehrerbil-dung und Schulentwicklung and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. The project forms part of the model programme’’Promotion of Children and Young People from Migrant Backgrounds...

Author/Editor:
Gabriele Rabkin
Year of publication:
2008

Available from UIL's Library in English, German.

In November 2007, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning brought together family literacy practitioners and researchers from all over the world to take stock of policies, practices and research in family literacy and to explore the relevance and potential of family literacy in adult education and lifelong learning. This publication contains the report from this meeting as well as overviews of all the projects presented therein.

Download: Family Literacy: A Global Approach to Lifelong Learning - ...

Author/Editor:
Maren Elfert
Year of publication:
2008

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

Gemeinsam in der Sprache baden: Family Literacy. Internationale Konzepte zur familienorientierten Schriftsprachförderung Eds.: Elfert, Maren; Rabkin, Gabriele Ernst Klett Sprachen, 2007 – 140 pp. – ISBN 3-12-555111-0 € 14,80

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