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Refugee Literacy Resources

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UNESCO Institute for Education Documentation Centre and Library
This is one of the most comprehensive collections of its kind worldwide, with over 60.000 books, documents and non-print media in the areas of Adult Education, Literacy, Non-formal Education, and Lifelong Learning.

Literacy Exchange: Resources on World Literacy
This site makes available links to materials on literacy produced in many countries and by international organizations, including the Special Literacy Collection from the UNESCO Institute for Education. is a gateway to electronic resources and tools for the national and international youth and adult literacy communities. This site is jointly sponsored by the International Literacy Institute (ILI) and the National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

National Literacy Trust
The National Literacy Trust is "an independent charity that changes lives through literacy." This page lists links to online resources for organizations and individuals serving the literacy needs of refugees and asylum seekers.

NCELA Databases
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA) and Language Instruction Educational Programs was created to collect, analyze, and disseminate information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the United States. This page links to several online collections that allow for performing searches on “Refugee Literacy” and related topics.

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