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Today is International Literacy Day

Today marks international literacy day and In a recent OECD Adult Skills Survey, the Central Sta...

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14.37 8 Sep 2020


Today is International Literacy Day


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14.37 8 Sep 2020


Today marks international literacy day and In a recent OECD Adult Skills Survey, the Central Statistics Office interviewed 6,000 people aged 16-65 in Ireland and assessed their literacy, numeracy and ability to use technology to solve problems and accomplish tasks.

The results found that almost 18pc, or one in six Irish adults, are at or below level one, the lowest level on a five-level literacy scale.

Many callers joined Andrea on the show to discuss, like Micahel who didn’t learn to read properly until he was 57 years old.

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