Welcome to the Website of the Federation of European Literacy Associations (FELA). FELA AISBL was established in Namur, Belgium in November, 2008. Click here to read about the purposes of FELA.
Who Are We? The members of FELA are national literacy associaitons in countries in or near Europe. Click here for a list of member associations.
Results of PIRLS International Assessment of Reading Literacy in Fourth Grade Released. The results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 were released in December 2012. Click here for access to the PIRLS 2011 report.
International Research. Click here for access to the latest international research on literacy.
Reading Hall of Fame. Greg Brooks of the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) was inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame May 10, 2011, at the IRA Annual Convention at Orlando, Florida. Click here for more.
EU Report on Reading Literacy. The Eurydice report, Teaching Reading in Europe: Context, Policies and Practice, was released on July 11th, 2011. Click here for the full report. And click here for the summary report.
EU High-level Expert Group Report on Reading Literacy. The European Commission has appointed a high-level expert group on literacy, to be charied by Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands. The group includes FELA representative Renate Valtin and incoming chair Greg Brooks. The Group's report was be issued in September, 2012. Click here to read the report. Click here for EU link. Click here for more information.
FELA Literacy Research Grant (2012-14). At its meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland, on June 16th, 2012, the FELA GA ratified the awarding of a grant of €3,000 to a group from Crete, Greece, led by Popi Kassotaki-Psaroudaki, Maria Ampartzaki and Nikolaos Dovros for their project, A Distance Education Course for Professional Development Regarding the Instructional Approach of Informational Texts in Preschool Education.
SurveyLang - the European Survey of Foreign Language Cmmmpetence. On June 21st, 2012, the EU published Executive Summary, Final Report and Technical Report for the EU Survey of Foreign Language Competence. Click here for access to reports.
16th Nordic Reading Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. This Conference took place in June 2012. Click here for Book of Abstracts.
International Reading Association Publication on Action Research. In September 2012, the Global Affairs Division of IRA published a new volume on Action Research. Click here to access it.
Serge Terwagne. Sadly, Serge Terwagne, Treasurer of FELA, chair of the 17th European Conference on Reading, and President of L'Association Belge pour la Lecture passed away in September, 2011. Click here for un hommage a Serge.
18th European Confernece on Reading - Jönköping, Sweden. The 18th European Conference on Reading takes place on August 6-9, 2013. The theme is New Challenges - New Literacies. Closing date for proposals was DECEMBER 1, 2012. Click here for full details.
17th European Conference on Reading - Mons, Belgium, took place in August 2011. Click here for information on how to order the Conference Proceedings.
United Kingdom Literacy Association announces national and international conferences for 2013. Click here for more.
Recherche: Entrée dans l’écrit à l’école enfantine fribourgeoise : Résumé et perspectives. Par Elisabeth Ansen Zeder et Christiane Joye-Wicki. Cliquez ici.