About the Journal


  1. Introduction
    International journal of Literacy Theory and practice (IJLTP) is an international Journal of Faculty of Education, published by Allama Iqbal Open University Pakistan. This is published bi-annually with aim to offer a national and international platform for contemporary research and theory in literacy and literacy education to encourage multidisciplinary professionals to exchange their ideas and explore the innovative practices on literacy and non-formal education. Articles of IJLTP promote discussion and constructive critique about key areas of research in literacy theory and practice. Key features of IJLTP include a strong commitment to quality research, promotion of research and address the diversity in the current and future forms of literacy theory and practices. Articles can be of original empirical research, literature and book reviews, critical and exploratory essays, case studies, policy reviews etc. focusing on issues related to all aspects of literacy theory and practices.


  • Peer-reviewed International Journal of Literacy Theory and Practice is a strategic forum for multidisciplinary dialogues among researchers, literacy departments, policy makers, administrators, parents, communities and all stakeholders of literacy, non-formal and continuing education.


  • IJLTP, being a research platform for literacy theory and practices, encourages sharing of experiences, practices, novelties, and creativity in the areas of literacy practices for different target groups, media/IT literacy, community development, technical and vocational education for out of school youth and illiterate adults, non-formal education, family & intergenerational literacy.