Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy

About the ALE Journal

Adult Literacy Education (ALE) is an online, peer-reviewed, themed research journal published by ProLiteracy twice a year. It informs practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and funders about best practices in adult literacy, numeracy, and English language education in publicly funded, community and volunteer-based programs in a wide range of contexts.

The journal’s mission is to publish research on adult basic and secondary education and transitions to college and career programs. Each issue includes research articles as well as timely content such as resource reviews, opinion pieces, and debates and discussions...


Special Issue Call for Articles

Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy is seeking submissions for a special issue on innovations in adult literacy and numeracy. Keiko Yasukawa, adult literacy and numeracy researcher and teacher educator at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia will be the Special Issue Guest Editor.

For full details, see the special issue author guidelines.

Special Issue Letter of Intent Submission Form

Article Submission Form






Additional Resources


 An Interview with Paul Jurmo

January, 2021


 An Interview with Margaret Patterson

December, 2020


 An Interview with David J. Rosen

August, 2020


 An Interview with Stephen Reder

July, 2020


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