Sunday, December 06, 2009
Chatabout from The Reading Agency (UK)
"The Reading Agency in the UK has launched Chatabout, a national network to support the growing number of reading groups for adults with literacy needs. According to the independent charity, the number of reading groups in the UK has risen by 149% in England and Wales over the last four years. The charity also notes that 56% of adults have literacy skills below the level of a good GCSE. Chatabout is aimed at readers aged 16+, ranging from those with very low literacy to lapsed readers"