Literacies is where the education
community shares ideas and experiences.
a national forum that includes university-based
researchers, program-based researchers, policy-makers
and program workers.
To us, literacy practice
includes a wide range of activities that
help people learn, use and extend literacies.
These activities include organized literacy
programs as well as other activities
that integrate literacy development and expand
and resources for reading and writing.
We provide a medium for a range of inquiries
including analysis, discussions, debates,
reflections and creative work in all
aspects of research and practice in education. Literacies encourages
and supports writers from a diversity
of experiences and backgrounds as they
create an inclusive dialogue.
is to promote writing about research
in practice in Canada and to cultivate
and develop writership among literacy
and adult education workers. By communicating
and documenting individual scholarship
and experiences, Literacies advances
a collective understanding of literacy
work in the field, promotes the exchange
of ideas with policy-makers and theorists,
and builds and strengthens the community.
Festival of Literacies, OISE/UT
distribution: The Learning Centre
newsstand distribution: Magazines
journal design and layout: Dish
thanks to Some Random Dude for the bitcons and sanscons.
Richard Darville, William Fagan, Michael
Johnny, Phyllis Steeves, Anneke van Enk
founding friends of Literacies:
Sally Crawford, Guy
Ewing, Susan Lefebvre, Joy
Lehman, Fiona Murray, Bert Providence, Nadine
Sookermany, Sheila Stewart
consultant : Gerlinde
change: Alicia Pace
design, templates and style sheets: Duncan
Horsman , Tracy
Richard Darville, Tracy Defoe, Wendy DesBrisay,
Nancy Jackson, William Fagan, Sandy Middleton,
Maria Moriarty, Mary Norton, Ningwakwe (Rainbow
Woman), Linda Phillips, Charles Ramsey, Linda Shohet, Anneke van Enk
for Canadian Literacy
Festival of Literacies, OISE, University
Adult Literacy Database
of Literacies - not a complete list:
organizations and the amazing individuals
who work for them have supported Literacies.
National Literacy Project
Labour Congress Literacy Working Group
Centre for Education and Work
Centre for Literacy of Quebec
Literacy of Ontario
Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.
Partners of Manitoba
Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy
Ontario Literacy Coalition
Practice in Adult Literacy)
Literacy and Basic Education Council)