Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet

Literacy and What You Can Do (2002)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and What You Can Do – “Literacy is everyone's issue! There's something that everyone can do to promote literacy and lifelong learning.”

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Poverty (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Poverty and how Canada's high rate of illiteracy/undereducation is not simply an education problem. It is a symptom of deep and widespread social inequality created, in large part, by poverty.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Libraries (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Libraries and the roles libraries play in increasing the literacy levels of Canadians.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Learning Disabilities (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Learning Disabilities. Learning disabilities affect at least 10% of Canadians. More than 80% of these experience difficulty in learning to read. Studies show that literacy is a key determinant of health.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Health (2002)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Health. Studies show that literacy is a key determinant of health.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and the Workforce (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Older Adults (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Older Adults and how the older a person is, the less likely her or she is to have the literacy skills needed for everyday life in Canada.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Families (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Families. Literacy supports healthy family development and vice versa.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Justice (2002)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Justice. “Without literacy there can be no justice.” (Burt Galaway, John Howard Society, 1997.)

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Disabilities (2004)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Disabilities. Despite rapid advances in technology and learning tools, people with disabilities are still being left behind on their journey towards literacy.

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2004-11-04

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