In January, 2018, ADEA and the GBA hosted a workshop in Abidjan with African book industry stakeholders about publishing and use of books in mother-tongue languages.
A review of research on the role of community libraries in creating high quality children’s stories written in local languages, and making these accessible with an open licence.
This primer for publishers in Africa lays out issues to take into account when considering the use of open licensing in early literacy.
Understand open licensing, types of licences, issues and challenges, the impact of open licensing and digitization of intellectual property, as well as different business models associated with open licensing.More
This page provides links to language and book policies in developing countries, and research on the impact of national book policies for content creators and publishers.More
To support the creation of high-quality storybooks, this page contains training resources and toolkits for teachers, parents, librarians, content creators (such as authors and illustrators), publishers, and translators. Monitoring and evaluation resources will also be listed.More
The Early Literacy Resource Network portal aims to serve as an early literacy knowledge exchange to assist key stakeholders in the developing world. The website documents and disseminates information on all points of the early childhood publishing ecosystem – from policies and licenses to content creation, translation, production, distribution, and use. The goal is to assist in creating sustainable early literacy value networks that can solve the challenge of providing access to high-quality literacy materials in local languages in the global South.
The Early Literacy Resource Network portal is a resource that provides one-stop access to solutions, best practices, research, and toolkits for anyone working in early literacy. It is a space to develop and disseminate knowledge and best practices for every link in the book value chain to produce new efficiencies and expanded offerings at minimal cost.