Literacy Ambassadors are indispensable in making people understand what it means to have difficulties with reading and writing. They know from their own experience what it is like to work on your literacy skills, as they have participated in a literacy course themselves. Because of this they are very valuable for raising awareness for the issue of literacy: they can convince different target groups – from politicians to potential literacy learners – of the importance of good basic skills for everybody.
The tool 'Literacy Ambassadors' aims to support you in setting up the involvement of former literacy learners as Literacy Ambassadors in your awareness raising activities.
Elements of the tool
The tool includes the following: