Websites and resources

Find here selected resources and links to successful awareness raising practices.

European Guide Strategies for improving participation in and awareness of adult learning

Produced by the EU, this guide provides specific supports for literacy awareness raising activities and campaigns, including 16 top ranked case studies, a database of existing awareness raising activities, a list of potential new activities, and the criteria for ranking activities.

EU High Level Group on Literacy Report: Act Now

Act Now is a report from a working group of European Literacy experts which explores why literacy is such a problem in Europe and what can de done about it. The report provides recommendations for action for a range of stakeholders in relation to different target groups.

The Big Plus

The Big Plus is Scotland's campaign to promote the free help that's available to adults to improve their reading, writing and number skills. This website, advertising activity and the helpline is run by Skills Development Scotland. A free phone help line, 0800 917 8000, offers advice and puts people in touch with tutors.

Take the first step

“Take the first step” is Ireland’s campaign to promote the free help that’s available across the country. And it’s not like being back at school. It’s relaxed and friendly and can take just a couple of hours a week.