Meet-up and greet-up

About a week ago we had a meet-up and greet-up in Botkyrka and it was a hit straight away. We had several institutions and library chiefs present and they all pulled their weight in sharing their view on how to build our future functionalilliteracy which we hope more european countries will connect with soon. Opening up […]

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The ease of living when you can read

Some countries do not have the basics that we in the north and most of Europe have and it is easy to forget how hard it is to fit in if you come from a country without an education. Some of the immigrants coming to Sweden placed outside of society and it is much the […]

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Apply for workshop participation!

From: January 26th, 2014 Registration for the Workshop is now open! Last day to submit your application is 3 March 2014. A reply will be sent out on 2 April 2014. Who can apply? The Workshop is open to librarians and staff working in the field of adult literacy, from countries participating in the EU […]

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The topic of the Workshop in Botkyrka

From: January 25th, 2014 The majority of the functionally illiterate adults in Europe use the language of instruction – that is, the languages of the different official school systems – as their first language. However, changes in Europe’s demographic composition makes it increasingly important to discuss second language aspects of all literacy related issues. In […]

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Literacy in Europe

In societies dominated by the written word, literacy is a fundamental requirement for all adult residents in modern Europe. Literacy skills are crucial to full participation in society. It is needed in parenting, finding and keeping a job, managing one´s health, and to be able to take advantage of digital developments. Yet a high number […]

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