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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 Participation, Literacy and Empowerment Reflections on REFLECT
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 Participation, Literacy and Empowerment Reflections on REFLECT Bimal Phnuyal, David Archer and Sara Cottingham Introduction the process to local people. As with the shift from RRA to PRA, REFLECT rejects any on- This edition of PLA Notes describes a series of off, occasional or extractive processes. Rather, REFLECT involves using participatory initiatives by literacy practitioners around the approaches within an extended educational world to make the ideals of participation, process, self-managed by the community. It literacy and empowerment a reality at field level. All these practitioners have been basing involves widening our understanding of their work on the REFLECT approach to literacy, and reveals the intimate connections literacy and social change; an approach that between literacy, power and powerlessness at evolved out of three pilot programmes run all levels. REFLECT is no longer an approach rooted exclusively in local level action; from 1993 -1995, and that has today spread to increasingly it involves addressing the over twenty five countries through ninety five relationships between micro and macro power different organisations. It also contains conceptual articles by writers who have been structures, emphasising the need for part of the learning process during this period. institutional ...