Ensuring Full Literacy in a multicultural and digital world

Ensuring Full Literacy is a team of Canadian and international scholars and industry, community and outreach partners working to bridge the many dimensions of literacy acquisition in our multicultural and digitally-connected world.

Ensuring Full Literacy in a multicultural and digital world

Ensuring Full Literacy is a team of Canadian and international scholars and industry, community and outreach partners working to bridge the many dimensions of literacy acquisition in our multicultural and digitally-connected world.

About Us

Our researchers bring expertise in the skills central to literacy development, such as oral language and culture, and in new, cutting-edge methodological approaches, including digital media, neuroimaging, and computational analysis.

Our goal is to generate the scientific knowledge necessary to ensure full literacy – the deep text comprehension needed to succeed in our rapidly-evolving knowledge economy – in increasingly diverse workspaces and communities.

News & Events

All the latest stories and events from our team.

  • News

    CCLF Submission to the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2021 Federal Budget

    On Feb. 19, as part of the Government of Canada’s 2021 Pre-Budget Consultation process, Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation made a written submission on behalf of thirty organizations, including Ensuring Full Literacy. In this submission, we support the development of a high-quality, accessible and affordable early learning and childcare system in Canada. In order to enable…

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    The Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World project has received funding through the BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF).

    The project, led by Language Sciences co-director Dr. Janet Werker, professor of Psychology, and Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, Language Sciences Research Lead and assistant professor in Linguistics and School of Information, received $199,968 in the latest round of funding. This complements the Canada Foundation for Innovation funding the project received in 2020 for research infrastructure associated…

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    Ensuring Full Literacy team publishes report with the RSC: Impact of COVID-19 on Language and Literacy

    Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives and well-being of individuals and communities all over the world. Members of the Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World team have contributed to the Royal Society of Canada’s (RSC) Task Force on COVID-19, chaired by Dr. Tom Marrie, FRSC. The aim…

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