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ISCH COST Action IS1410
The digital literacy and multimodal practices of young children (DigiLitEY)

The ability to negotiate digital forms of literacy carries high stakes for life destinations but in early childhood education, literacy still tends to be approached as predominantly print-based. The technologies through which children now engage with all forms of knowledge are constantly changing with the widespread use of an array of digital, interactive, converged and personalised devices. These are transforming the skills and literacies needed by even the youngest children to be competent actors in the world while, at the same time, challenging the efforts of parents and teachers to support their learning. The development of relevant skills and knowledge for reading and writing contemporary texts is crucial for educational, economic, social and cultural progress in Europe. The proposed Action will create an interdisciplinary network to examine how young children

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General Information*

Chair of the Action:

Prof Jackie MARSH (UK)

Vice Chair of the Action:

Prof Ola ERSTAD (NO)

Science officer of the Action:

Dr Rossella MAGLI

Administrative officer of the Action:

Ms Valentina VIGNOLI

Downloads*

Action Fact Sheet

Download AFS as .RTF

Memorandum of Understanding

Download MoU as PDF

Websites*

Action website:

http://digilitey.eu

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Last updated: 19 November 2014 top of page

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