ERIC Number: ED330220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
1990: International Literacy Year. The Newsletter of the International Task Force on Literacy. Numbers 1-12, October 1988-October 1990.
International Literacy Year 1990, n1-12 1988-1990
The twelve issues of the newsletter of the International Task Force on Literacy, spanning the two-year period from October 1988 to October 1990 (constituting a complete set), contain articles on the following: existing and emerging literacy programs in Canada, Uganda, the United States, the Soviet Union, the Caribbean region, and Zambia; preparations for and events conducted as part of the 1990 International Literacy Year celebration; literacy learner viewpoints and comments from around the world; literacy-related organizational efforts and activities of national and international organizations; suggestions for involving learners in the literacy movement; five major objectives for International Literacy Year; needs assessment for African women; literacy and the media; the need for an international literacy center; bilingualism and biliteracy; training of volunteers and specialists; self-help and literacy; literacy and equity; and the relationship of literacy and liberation. Notices of meetings, contests, publications, and research are also included. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Bilingualism, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Education, International Organizations, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Student Attitudes, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Task Force on Literacy, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers: Africa; Canada; Caribbean; International Literacy Year 1990; United States; USSR