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ERIC Number: EJ614204
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
Adult Literacy in the Commonwealth Caribbean with Special Reference to a Study of the Functional Literacy of Young Guyanese Adults.
Jennings, Zellynne
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v19 n5 p385-406 Sep-Oct 2000
A test measuring document, prose, and quantitative literacy of out-of-school youth in Guyana found that only 11% had high levels of functional literacy, a literacy rate much lower than usually reported. Failure to represent the situation accurately prolongs the lack of political will to deal with the issue. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Guyana