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ERIC Number: EJ813730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0010-8146
Comments from a Latin American Perspective
Haddad, Sergio
Convergence, v40 n3-4 p189-192 2007
As a comment on the paper "Adult Literacy" presented by Cecilia Soriano during the ICAE Virtual Seminar in Preparation for CONFINTEA VI, that took place from April 21st to May 09th, this paper recaptures the debate of the programmes to teach literacy to adults with characteristics of campaign; it talks about a new type of exclusion that contributes to increasing the number of "functional illiterate" people; also discourse about necessity to recognize the historical subjects that make up literacy classes in their conditions of people who demand rights and, to conclude, it discusses the role of the state and the civil society as authorities on the schooling processes to demand institutionality and universality. [Abstract presented in English, Spanish, and French.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Brazil