The Comic Art Europe programme is all about demonstrating the importance of comics in societies across Europe and supporting new and young comics creators in developing their skills and experience.
One element of the programme is proving that comics can have a positive impact on literacy skills, enabling people from all ages and backgrounds to become better readers, writers and communicators and enhancing their confidence and social skills.
Each European partner is working with one group to research the impact of comics on literacy. These communities actions are internationally and nationally significant and will run from 2021- 2023.
Two concrete examples:
An overview in a few figures:
The French festival associated with Comic Art Europe put many initiatives into place in the framework of the literacy project.
One of Comic Art Europe’s goal is to research the impact of comics on literacy throughout workshops opened to different communities.