Reaching Across the Barriers (2004)

Increasing Outreach and Participation in Family and Adult Literacy Programs

This literature review outlines a range of different strategies based on various studies and the experiences of Kingston Literacy.

Key components of successful programs must include children's programming, confirmation telephone calls, flexibility around timing, transportation assistance, food, accessible locations, friendly knowledgeable staff and be eight to ten sessions long. Definitive conclusions are especially difficult to draw from the research, due to variations in sample size, sample population and research methods. Most sample sizes, however, are small and drawn from relatively small populations.

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