The BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy

This guide was developed to promote good practice  in family literacy in BC.

It includes five sections:

  • Definition of Family Literacy
  • Goals of Family Literacy
  • Statements of Values in Family Literacy
  • Statements of Best Practices in Family Literacy
  • Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy

Written by Jean Rasmussen in collaboration with Jo Dunaway and the Provincial Family Literacy Working Group.

Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC, published in 2019, included and updated content from this document.

Related Resources

Let’s Play Together! Backgrounder

This information sheet outlines why play in families is important and how it benefits both children and their parents. It was created for Family Literacy Week 2016.


TALK – Rhythm Ruckus

This is an early literacy activity for children ages 1 to 5. Part of the LEAP BC™ Talk™ activity card series. Card 25 of 40.