Wednesday, 4 September 2013

What is Literacy

Spend a few minutes watching these YouTube clips.

It reminds us all of the expanse of literacy in our society.

Think about its impact on an individual level, but also for society.

What is Literacy?

This second video confronts levels of illiteracy in our contemporary adult society.
This clip shows the data for America. However, don’t dismiss it - in Australia, we are confronted with similar percentages. ABS 2006 #4228. 46% or 7 million Adult Australians has non functional literacy. New data is due for release in October 2013. The newest data highlights 44% or 7.3 million Australians have non functional literacy.

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