Carrington, Lucie
August 2007
People Management;8/23/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p24
The article deals with the efforts of government agencies to solve the literacy problem in Great Britain. In 2000, the then Department for Education was forced to reprint posters sent to schools to promote literacy and numeracy. Around a tenth of the population are estimated to have some difficulties with numeracy or literacy. A £3 billion funding was allocated for the launching of the Skills for Life strategy to enhance the literacy and numeracy levels of adult workers.


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