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Investigating the relationship between literacy, research and policy

Grant


Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will investigate the relationship between the fields of literacy research, policy and practice. Its aim is to strengthen the problematic nexus of these three fields, with a view to contributing to a national literacy agenda.Given the recent National Literacy Inquiry and consequent report, this project could not be more timely or significant in addressing a problem of national (indeed international) importance. Expected outcomes include the strengthening of a national literacy research agenda and the establishment of a refereed journal based in Australia, disseminating susbtantial literacy studies and examining and edifying the nexus of literacy research, policy and practice.

Date/time Interval


  • 2007

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP0771675

Local Award Id


  • 8949

Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will investigate the relationship between the fields of literacy research, policy and practice. Its aim is to strengthen the problematic nexus of these three fields, with a view to contributing to a national literacy agenda.Given the recent National Literacy Inquiry and consequent report, this project could not be more timely or significant in addressing a problem of national (indeed international) importance. Expected outcomes include the strengthening of a national literacy research agenda and the establishment of a refereed journal based in Australia, disseminating susbtantial literacy studies and examining and edifying the nexus of literacy research, policy and practice.

Date/time Interval


  • 2007

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP0771675

Local Award Id


  • 8949