International Literacy Association (ILA)

The ILA is a non profit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. The mission of the ILA is to promote literacy by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide.

The Australian Literacy Educators’ Association is a national affiliate of the ILA.

More information available on the Reading Hall of Fame website.

Read the article in the IRA journal Reading Today - 'Fijian educators passionate about preserving their language', by Wendy Carss (NZLA) and Beryl Exley (ALEA)

ILA 30 Under 30

ALEA congratulates Kelly Taylor from WA who was included in the ILA 2016 30 Under 30 List.

Read Kelly's entry in the list, along with the other 30 Under 30 recipients here.

ILA William S Gray Citation of Merit Award

ALEA congratulates the Australian recipients of the prestigious ILA William S Gray Citation of Merit Award - nominated by ALEA and presented by the ILA to a nationally or internationally known person for outstanding contributions to the field of reading:

Peter Freebody (2014)

Brian Cambourne (2012)

ALEA congratulates the Australian inductees to the ILA Reading Hall of Fame.

Jan Turbill (inducted 2008)

Barbara Comber (inducted 2015)

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