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Swain, Jon Michael; Cara, Olga – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2019
This paper presents findings from a study of family literacy provision in England and focuses on the effects of family literacy programmes on the home literacy environment. The fieldwork took place between September 2013 and December 2014 and involved 27 school-based programmes for pupils aged between 5 and 7, and their parents. The study used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Literacy, Family Programs, Family Environment
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Swain, Jon; Cara, Olga; Mallows, David – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
This paper reports findings from a mixed methods research project in 2011, which set out to examine the extent and nature of father and child shared home reading practices. There was a particular focus on exploring fathers' perceptions of their role in reading with their child, aged five years old. The research was commissioned by Booktrust and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fathers, Reading Aloud to Others, Preschool Children