April 23, 2017

Literacy and citizenship: Learning to be literate in adulthood

The Island is a literary magazine that has teemed up with Rosie Martin (finalist for the 2017 Australian of the Year) to publish stories written by adults who have learned to read and write in adulthood (and many while in prison).
The link to The Island is here
The January 2017 issue containing the adults' stories is here.
Rosie's powerful opening article describes the importance of literacy for citizenship.