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The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learners

ProLiteracy/New Readers Press has just released a new guide, The What, Who, Why, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learnerswritten by David Rosen and Jen Vanek. The guide is for teachers, tutors, and administrators of organizations and schools who provide adult basic skills education and are interested in implementing or improving blended learning for students.


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PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on June 09, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

This week’s Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy highlight is “PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners,” by Margaret Becker Patterson, Research Allies for Lifelong Learning.


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ProLiteracy’s Research Journal: An Open Discussion

ProLiteracy has highlighted a series of important articles from Volume 1, Issue 2 of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy to provide resources for Adult Basic Education instructors.  


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Credibility, Relevance, and Policy Impact in the Evaluation of Adult Basic Skills Programs
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on June 02, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

We are excited to showcase “Credibility, Relevance, and Policy Impact in the Evaluation of Adult Basic Skills Programs: The Case of the New Opportunities Initiative in Portugal,” by J.D. Carpentieri, University College London, Institute of Education; David Mallows, University College London, Institute of Education; José Pedro Amorim, University of Porto, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Centre for Research and Intervention in Education, and Paulo Freire Institute of Portugal.


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Adult Education: A Loss for the City of Philadelphia
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on May 28, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

In the FY21 budget for the city of Philadelphia, funding for the Office of Adult Education (OAE) was cut. During this difficult time, adult education should be a priority in the rebuilding of the economy after COVID-19.


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