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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 26 Talking out of turn: notes on participation, learning and action in REFLECT
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 26 Talking out of turn: notes on participation, learning and action in REFLECT Anne Jellema Introduction know how to read, write and count." Participants do mention a few of the more The ideas and methods of the original conventional uses of literacy, such as being REFLECT pilots owed a great deal to the able to keep better records of expenditure or methodologies of Participatory Learning and decode written addresses. But their most vivid and detailed stories are not about reading and Action. Now, a few years into its development, writing; they are about being listened to by it seems fair to ask what REFLECT has to give people to whom they would not have `known back to the wider community of practitioners of participatory methods, particularly to those how' - or dared - to speak before. Instead of not working in the fields of literacy or adult considering what this tells us about literacy, I education. want to explore what it tells us about `talk', which is, after all, the essence of any participatory methodology. Other articles in this issue have documented practical innovations of REFLECT projects Educated professionals, development workers around the world: ...