Reflect 11: Family and community learning


‘Reflect’, the magazine of the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC) provided a forum for dialogue between research, policy and practice.

Special Report: Family and community learning

What do we mean by ‘Community Learning’? 4
Carol Taylor

Young parents: raising aspirations 7
Nicola Aylward

Two languages are better than one 8
Foufou Savitzky

Family literacy, language and numeracy: the international experience 9
JD Carpentieri

Skilled for health and skilled for life 12
Margaret Siudek

Games, drama and role-play 13
Antonia Rubinstein

Dyslexia and older people 14
Lois Gladdish

Reading should be a pleasure 15
Genevieve Clarke

Literacy: an end in itself? 16
Graham Meadows

Do better qualified teachers teach better? 18
Olga Cara and Augustin de Coulon

E-learning in Uganda 20
Ralf Kellershohn

The new qualifications: one year on 21
Krystyna Vargas and Brigid Bird

What are we doing when we read aloud? 24
Sam Duncan

Skills for Life tutor: please handle with care 25
Sarah Malins

Does the doctor speak your language? 28
JD Carpentieri

A persistent gathering 30
Moya Wilkie

‘I think they’re blimmin’ brilliant!’ 31
Sue Southwood

Books: Diana Coben on Facing the Challenge 32
Prime sites: Brian Creese on the Excellence Gateway 33

Glossary/ Get involved 34
NRDC in print 35

Reflect Issue 11, July 2008. NRDC: London

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