Links

BALID symbolBALID has formal and informal links to a range of other organisations in the field of literacy and adult education. Some of these are listed below, and many others can be found on our Facebook page. An archive of literacy practice materials for those working in adult literacy and numeracy programmes can be found here and further reports, papers and publications can be found on the LETTER page.

Other Organisations

Please note that an older, extended page of other organisations is available here.

ACTION AID In January 2014, David Archer of Action Aid led an informative BALID discussion entitled International Advocacy on Literacy and Development:  Challenges and Opportunities

BOOK AID INTERNATIONAL

FEED THE MINDS Katy Newell-Jones, formerly of Feed the Minds, is Chair of BALID. Feed the Minds co-hosted a conference about women’s literacy in 2014, and the resulting paper makes very significant reading.

MOTHERS’ UNION

NIACE

RaPAL

SAVE THE CHILDREN

UKFIET

University of East Anglia, UK

Interesting Papers

Bob Boughton, Alan Rogers and Brian Street: Similarities between Freire, New Literacy Studies (NLS) and Literacy as a Social Practice (LSP) 

Review by Dr Ian Cheffy (SIL) of Peter Easton: Sustaining Literacy in Africa: Developing a Literate Environment (UNESCO, 2014)

Please note that an archive of literacy practice materials for those working in adult literacy and numeracy programmes can be found here.