At home with literacy: A study of family literacy practices, is a report which was commissioned by the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and carried out by the School of Community Studies, National College of Ireland.
The report is based around Family literacy programmes, which the report identifies build family literacy wealth, can play a significant role in promoting economic and social equality.
The primary aim of this study was to gather feedback from families in order to gain an insight into, and a greater understanding of their literacy and the full range of family literacy practices in the home which could contribute to this.
This research highlighted the need to develop programmes that use the wealth-based approach to family literacy and build upon the range of competencies that people use in their everyday lives at home and in their communities.
The report makes a number of recommendations in relation to supporting family learning initiatives in all schools and provides background information and references to a number of additional studies in relation to family learning approaches
- Category: Good Practices
- Country: Ireland
- Language: English
- Type of file: Text File