Our Mission Statement

The purposes of the association shall be:

  • to encourage and actively promote enjoyment of literacy
  • to encourage literacy learning
  • to encourage research in literacy education
  • to publish results of significant literacy investigations and practices e) to foster continuing literacy education programmes for teachers
  • to encourage and support the work of reading/literacy councils in New Zealand
  • to provide and promote meetings and conferences on literacy
  • to foster national and international co-operation in the field of literacy
  • to advise and make representations on matters related to literacy