61 rows · Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life. Canada literacy rate for was %, a 0% increase from Canada literacy rate for was %, a 0% increase from Adult Literacy in Canada 48% of adult Canadians have literacy skills that fall below a high school level, which negatively affects their ability to function at work and in their personal lives 17% function at the lowest level, where they may, for example, be unable to read the dosage instructions on a medicine bottle (OECD Programme for the.
Defining adult education and literacy in Canada While there is no official definition of adult education or adult literacy at the country level in Canada, provincial and territorial governments have defined a common vision for the concept of lifelong learning at the pan-Canadian level, outlined in the Learn Canada facialxx.xyz Size: 1MB. ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning. We develop and support the use of high-quality introductory learning materials and resources written in clear language.
• The average score for Canadian adults in prose literacy and document literacy is near the bottom of Level 3. • That means that about two in every five Canadian adults– 9 million people –can’t read well enough to do everyday things. If we add in the people who are older than 65, that number goes up to 12 million Canadians. In this document, the author offers a plain-language summary of a Statistics Canada report that presented the results of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS), the Canadian component of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills program (ALL).