A Slice of a Baking Cake: Language and Literacy Education Issues in Schooling Systems

Khadijeh Aghaei


The concept of literacy remained as a buzzword especially in the new era with its all turbulence. Its disciplines of thought can shape groundbreaking perspectives, refreshing the way we approach problems and generating paths of study associated with 21st century careers, relationships, lifestyles and citizens. Although new perspectives to literacy are being emerged, literacy in many educational settings in developing contexts, here Iran is still defined in its old fashioned concept i.e. acquiring a set of neutral skills. Hence, understanding new trends to literacy studies can be achieved through a rather comprehensive review from its starting point to its status quo. This paper tends to crystallize the paradigms occurred in literacy development and shed more light on its new horizons for those who are eager on rethinking knowledge epistemology and ontology for future directions in various educational setting, specially schooling systems.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/gjes.v2i2.10065


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