A city-wide approach

Mullen, Eithne
December 2003
Literacy Today;Dec2003, Issue 37, p11
Reports on the status of the cross-cutting literacy forum program in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Features of the program; Aims of the literacy project; Achievements of the program; Agencies and organizations behind the program.


Related Articles

  • New Guide to Reading Instruction.  // Language Magazine;May2007, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p14 

    The article reports on the publication of a brief on strategies to turn state literacy policies into effective classroom reading instruction in the United States. The brief has been published and distributed to state education, reading experts, and local educators by the National Association of...

  • Leading the way in literacy. Swain, Gerry // Literacy Today;Dec2003, Issue 37, p7 

    Reports on the status of the Leading Literacy Schools program in Great Britain. Features of the literacy program; Aims of the educational program; Requirements for schools that have agreed to take part in the program.

  • Quality Counts Report Ranks States On Children's Chances for Success.  // Electronic Education Report;1/26/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p6 

    The article reports on the effort of Quality Counts 2007 in the U.S. to move from an exclusive focus on K-12 education to a broader perspective on how K-12 education interacts with other factors. The focus of the effort is a state Chance-for-Success Index that factors in high school graduation...

  • Government misses its target for 19-year-olds.  // Education (14637073);1/31/2003, Issue 89, p2 

    Reports on the failure of the British government to meet its national learning targets for 19-year old students in 2003. Statistics on national learning targets in 2004; Percentage of young people who lack qualifications; Level of literacy in primary schools.

  • Re-Educating the New Germany. Pundt, Alfred C. // Journal of Higher Education;Oct1948, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p350 

    The article presents a discussion on the educational programs established for the reorientation and reconstruction of the German culture. It also presents the "Educational Objectives" for the United States Zone which is drafted by Thomas Alexander. It also presents the case of the Bavarian...

  • After-School Programs. Carroll, Catherine A. // Education Week;7/28/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p10 

    The federal government must play a larger role in financing and supporting after-school programs, according to a report released this month by the Progressive Policy Institute. The report by the Washington think tank, which is affiliated with the Democratic Leadership Council, provides a history...

  • IRA Literacy Award honors program in Chad.  // Reading Today;Oct/Nov98, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p28 

    Features the functional literacy campaign organized through Chad's Directorate of Literacy and Promotion of National Languages (DAPLAN), winner of the 1998 International Reading Association (IRA) Literacy Award. Background on the establishment of DAPLAN; Components and structure of the literacy...

  • Families Are Ready for Prime Time. Reta, Cathay O. // American Libraries;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p52 

    The article offers information on Prime Time Family Reading Time, a family literacy program developed by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The program combines the dynamics of an adult discussion on societal issues with a children's story time. Participants are engaged into a lively...

  • Helping Parents Become Their Child's Best Teacher Family Literacy Programs in School Libraries:. Griffis, Jennifer // Library Media Connection;Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p30 

    Family literacy programs are distinguished from other literacy programs by their inter-generational focus. The goal of family literacy programs is to increase the literacy skills of the entire family, thus helping the family to achieve self-sufficiency and enabling parents to become active...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics