ERIC Number: ED431109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Newspapers in Adult Education. A Sourcebook.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; World Association of Newspapers, Paris (France).
This sourcebook offers 10 examples of how partnerships between educators and newspapers can play an active role in preparing informed citizens and in making adult education more attractive and effective. The examples are drawn from newspaper-education partnerships in the following countries: Argentina, Cameroon, Mali, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, South Africa, and the United States. Each project description explains what it is, who reads it, what it has achieved, what lessons have been learned, and who to contact. Projects are as follows: (1) Children Teach Their Parents to Read; (2) "News You Can Use" for Rural Africans; (3) Rural Realities in Local Languages; (4) A Book for the Price of a Newspaper; (5) Reading Newspapers with Newly Literate Adults; (6) Families Read and Learn Together; (7) Easy Reading for People with Intellectual Disability; (8) Easy Reading in English and Zulu; (9) Reaching Out to Immigrants; and (10) A Writing Program for Young Prisoners. Two sources of further information are listed. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; World Association of Newspapers, Paris (France).
Note: Product of the International Consultative Forum on Education for All.