Advocating information literacy

Crawford, John; Irving, Christine
August 2008
Information Scotland;Aug2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p12
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Scottish Information Literacy Project. Since it establishment in 2004, the project has expanded to include several objectives that focus on lifelong learning and workplace issues, including the development of an information literary (IL) framework, linking primary, secondary and tertiary education to lifelong learning, and advocacy on behalf of IL for education and wider community. A partnership was also formed by the project with the National Health Service (NHS) Health Education Board for Scotland which is working on its own NHS Information Literacy competency framework.


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