Since the British initiatives of the early seventies in recognizing the problem and its magnitude, functional literacy among the adult population has now become a major policy concern for many industrial countries. Literacy, as clearly underlined in the conclusions of the World Conference on Education for All is a world issue concerning each and every country, in the North as well as in the South.
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- Author/Editor: Joint UIE-UNESCO/EC/OECD-CERI Seminar on Functional Literacy in Eastern; Western Europe; Hamburg; Germany; 1990
- Functional literacy in Eastern and Western Europe: report
- UIE; OECD. Centre for Educational Research; Innovation; Commission of the European Communities, 1990
- ISBN 1014-9880
- Available in: English