BeLiFS Becoming Literate in Faith Setting

The BeLiFS Team

Dr Charmian Kenner


Charmian Kenner is Lecturer in Educational Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research focuses on bilingualism, literacy and family learning. She has led ESRC-funded studies at Goldsmiths on early biliteracy, intergenerational learning between young children and grandparents, and bilingual learning. She recently directed a research project funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, developing approaches to bilingual learning through partnerships between primary teachers and community language teachers. Her books include Home Pages: Literacy Links for Bilingual Children (Trentham, 2000), Becoming Biliterate: Young Children Learning Different Writing Systems (Trentham, 2004), and (co-authored with Mahera Ruby) Interconnecting Worlds: Teacher Partnerships for Bilingual Learning (Trentham, 2012).