The research network offers a lot of information on literacy, applied linguistics, reading culture, writing culture, African languages and much more. You will also find conference announcements or announcements of book publications. [editors ilissAfrica]
Among others, the Unesco Institute for Lifelong Learning has a focus on Africa. You will find a lot of reports and studies as fulltext documents on the website. Furthermore, you will find a database on the subjects of Adult Education, Literacy, Non-formal Education, Lifelong Learning, part of them in African languages (under: Information Services > Documentation Centre and Library;direct link: http://uil.unesco.org/content/home/information-services/documentation-centre-and-library/catalogues/special-collection/). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Cameroon-project of SIL. Extensive information about the 270 languages of Cameroon (accroding to SIL), more than 380 downloadable full text documents, information about projects (research about languages, alphabetisation, literacy, producing grammars, dictionnaries and reading material, translations etc), news, etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Burkina Faso Branch of the Christian organisation SIL International (formerly Summer Institute of Linguistics) offers online full text documents for various languages of Burkina Faso (see table of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]
Biblionef organises book donations for schools and the like. The focus is on South African language books. Biblionef also commissions publishers to publish books, mainly translations from already existing English or Afrikaans books. The website offers publication lists of these books as well as a newsletter (somewhat hidden under "Books" and then the link "Book Shelf" on the very right hand side of the site)....
Very extensive site about the languages, official as well as inofficial, of the Republic of South Africa: e.g. general information on the languages, South African languages in the media and education, multilinguism, language timeline and history, statistics, maps, language policy and legislation, proper names / nouns, and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Global Literacy Project, Inc. (GLP), is a nonprofit and tax-exempt organisation that runs projects against illiteracy in Africa, South Asia and the Caribbean. You will find information about their projects, about illiteracy statistics and other links. African countries that benefitted from the program up till now: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Swaziland. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) is an association of teachers and other education professionals in Nigeria committed to literacy empowerment across all social classes in Nigeria. RAN works actively with policy makers in Federal, State and Local Governments, schools, parents, corporate bodies, United Nations agencies, donor institutions and non-governmental organizations to attain its goals. RAN is affiliated with the International Reading Association (IRA). It is also a leading member of the International Development Committee in Africa (IDC-A), a network of African reading associations promoted by IRA.
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Information about a project that builds libraries for children - especially for disadvanteged ones. The project began opening libraries in Zambia and plans to move on to other African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]