The 'Yes, I Can!' Aboriginal adult literacy campaign in remote EAL/D communities

The 'Yes, I Can!' literacy campaign was based on a Cuban mass adult literacy model, and to the authors' knowledge it is the first and only community-controlled literacy program delivering English-language literacy classes to Indigenous adults in Australia. It was first implemented in 2012 in Wilcannia, a remote community in far west New South Wales (NSW). Since then, the campaign has expanded to an additional nine communities across NSW. The primary aim of this project is to demonstrate the benefits of using a community-controlled approach, the 'Yes I Can!' campaign, to improve literacy in Abo ... Show more

Authors: Beetson, Jack; Amazan, Rose; Lin, Sophia; Williamson, Frances

Published: Kensington, New South Wales, School of Education, UNSW Sydney, 2022

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 4 p.

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