100 million young people are still illiterate — World Education Blog

Having worked in East Timor,Vietnam and Tanzania where many children starting school are not only taught in a language they do not know,but where teachers are not supported in preparing and teaching, knowing that some of their class are not understanding what the teacher is saying:

This International Literacy Day there’s plenty to celebrate – the number of young people aged 15-24 with no literacy skills worldwide has fallen by 27% since 2000, a fact we hope to see reflected in plummeting adult literacy rates over time too. But this still leaves 100 million youth unable to read. How did so […]

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