On September 17, , Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner officially launched the Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy (MOAL.) The MOAL will focus on enhancing adult literacy advocacy and awareness and its impact on our economy, communities, families and individuals. The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) is an international survey conducted in 40 countries that measures the key cognitive and workplace skills needed for individuals to participate in society and for economies to .
Assessment Tool - Adult Literacy and Numeracy for Adults. This review of the Adult Literacies Curriculum Framework confirms the importance of literacies to the life of the nation, the community, and the individual. Adult literacy enables and encourages adults in Scotland to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to be active and productive individuals and to contribute to society.
In , the issue of adult literacy was highlighted in Illiterate America, a best-selling book by Jonathan Kozol. The book pointed out that most estimates placed at 20 to 25 the percentage of Americans reading and writing below the level needed to function in the society. Seeing the need for adult education in the community, our founders began the Adult Literacy League in Since then we have grown to provide Adult Basic Education and English Language classes, GED preparation, and one-on-one volunteer tutoring to over 2, students a year. WHAT YOU CAN DO.
We are SOLAS – the Further Education and Training Authority. The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science has tasked us with the development of a Year Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy for Ireland and we would like to hear your views. Adult Basic Education is a federally funded basic skills program that provides instruction in classroom sites throughout Maryland. Basic skills teachers work with low literacy .
Adult Literacy The Adult Education Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers instruction in Adult Learning Centers throughout its service area. The Self-study Guide for Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Literacy Education helps adult literacy education providers collect, organize, and analyze evidence they can use to plan for and improve program implementation and performance.