TITLE

Family learning matters

AUTHOR(S)
CHAMBERS, SUSANNAH
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Adults Learning;2014 Special Issue, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at government policies related to family learning, or family literacy, in Great Britain. It says that schools should not be the only focal point for policies to encourage family learning, and that flexible approaches are needed to meet the needs of the full range of families. Other topics include negative attitudes toward adults with low academic skill level, funding of family literacy programs, and encouragement of adult learning.
ACCESSION #
102385504

 

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