The Centre for Literacy is a Research and Development Centre which collaborates with a number of institutions in Malta, in Europe and internationally. It seeks to influence policy and practice in the area of Multiliteracies and digital technologies by disseminating its research to other researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners.
Some recent publications of the Centre include the following:
Charles L. Mifsud & Lara Vella (2018) Teacher agency and language mediation in two Maltese preschool bilingual classrooms, Language, Culture and Curriculum, Routledge DOI: 10.1080/07908318.2018.1504400
Charles L. Mifsud & Lara Vella (2018) To mix languages or not? Preschool Bilingual Education in Malta. In Mila Schwartz (Ed.) Preschool Bilingual Education. Agency in Interactions between Children, Teachers and Parents, vol. 25, Springer, USA
Charles L. Mifsud & Zuzana Petrova (2018) Literacy Education in the Digital Age. in Mirit Barzillai, Jenny Thomson, Sascha Schroeder & Paul van den Broek, (Eds.) Learning to Read in a Digital World, John Benjamins, Netherlands.
Charles L. Mifsud & Adriana H. Bus (forthcoming) Young Children Reading on Screen Across European Countries, John Benjamins, Netherlands.
Report for the EU Joint Research Committee: Charles L. Mifsud & Rosi Petrova (2017) Young Children (0-8) and Digital Technologies (2017).
Charles L. Mifsud & Reijo Kupiainen (2017) The Internet of Toys and Gender in Giovanna Mascheroni & Donell Holloway (Eds.) (2017) The Internet of Toys: A report on media and social discourses around young children and IoToys. DigiLitEY.
Charles L. Mifsud & Louisa Grech (2017). Literacy Teaching with tablets in Bilingual Primary Classrooms - The Malta TabLit Study. In Natalia Kucirkova & Gary Falloon, (Eds.) Apps, Technology and Young learners. Routledge, UK.
Charles L. Mifsud & Bieke Zaman (Eds.) (2017) Special Issue on Young children's Use of Digital Media and Parental Mediation of Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 11(3).