Lessons Learned (2000)

Adult Literacy: Policies, Programs and Practices

This is a report of the latest study in Human Resources Development Canada's (HRDC) “Lessons Learned” series. This study summarizes lessons learned from policies, programs and practices directed at adult literacy over the past decade, in the context of industrialized economies. It is based on a review of studies and reports that set out the problems associated with low-level literacy skills among adults and what has been done to address those problems. The study focuses primarily on interventions that have been formally evaluated with a view to including as many different types of interventions as possible.

This paper has been organized into the following sections:
- Introduction
- Problems associated with adult literacy
- Adult literacy interventions in Canada
- Adult literacy lessons learned
- Potential future directions
- References

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Human Resources Development Canada. Lessons Learned 2000. Web. 24 Nov. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/alppp/alppp.pdf>
Human Resources Development Canada (2000). Lessons Learned. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/alppp/alppp.pdf
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