Future of Literacy
Data literacy, critical literacy and climate literacy. How do these forms of literacy affect people? How does the future of literacy look like?
Future of literacy: diverse and complex
The variety of different forms of text and information in our daily lives is exploding. “Literacy as a concept also needs to expand,” argues Finnish literacy researcher Sari Sulkunen.
Data literacy helps in the recognition of warning signals
Data literacy should become a new objective in the curriculum of life, demands data expert Katharina Schüller from the German Association of Founders.
Climate literacy key to help Africa unlock Loss and Damage Fund
Climate literacy remains low on the continent that is suffering disproportionately from the effects of climate change.
Millions of Indian women still struggling to read
New Literacy policy in India aims at improving learning amongst the women and disadvantaged. To achieve the goal to become a leading economic powerhouse for the 21st century, the country is aiming to make sure that every Indian can read.
Illiteracy – a forgotten problem in Europe?
Domenico Cersosimo, a former professor at the Calabria University, discusses the threats of functional illiteracy. At its worst, it limits people’s access to citizenship rights.
Fact-checking recipe for chocolate chip cookies
AI workshop at an elementary school in Helsinki showed that kids are already familiar with principles of critical reading. The text is an editorial written for issue 1/2023 on Future of Literacy.
Fact-checkers and journalists fighting against disinformation
People around the world are increasingly being exposed to the deliberate spreading of disinformation. Therefore, the need for critical media literacy is growing. Fact-checkers and journalists are taking an active role in this area. Let’s hear the experiences of fact-checkers from Albania, Belgium and Finland.