Campaigns spells of concerns for literacy

Welch, Jilly
April 1996
People Management;4/18/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the British government-backed scheme to improve basic communications skills. Launching of better English campaign; Percentage of literacy in the country; Reasons for the perceived drop in standard of graduates.


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