Wednesday, 23 October 2019

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On the occasion of the International Day of Literacy we would like to highlight this important untold story. The 800 million people who are unable to read or write are almost all poor, two-thirds are female and most live the world’s poorest countries. While this does not come as a surprise, it is striking that one in five European fifteen year olds has poor reading skills and 75 million Europeans have low qualifications, often lacking basic reading and writing skills.


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1 A tale of two worlds
2 High-level group issues 'wake-up call' to address literacy crisis in Europe
3 EU: 75 million adults lack basic reading skills
4 Learning to read and write caused a radical change in my life
5 Why the World Needs More Alpha Females
6 The Evolving Definition of Literacy
7 Digital literacy: the tree that hides the forest