Refining family literacy practice : a New Zealand case study
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Following the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey in 1996, there has been an upsurge of interest in adult literacy in New Zealand, as reflected in a national adult literacy strategy and ‘foundation learning’ as one of the government’s six priorities for the post-school sector. One result of these policy changes has been a move to diversify adult literacy provision. This article reviews the development of a family literacy initiative in an area of high need and discusses a number of issues that have arisen in the program’s development based on a series of formative and process evaluations.