We're getting there

Bateson, Geoff
December 2006
Adults Learning;Dec2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p20
The article reveals that adult skills levels in literacy and numeracy in Birmingham, England is showing improvement. The trend, when 2006 outcomes were compared with 2001, was a consistent improvement in mean scores achieved at each of the levels assessed. The mean score for literacy level 2, for example, had risen from 80 per cent in 2001 to 84 per cent in 2006. The largest literacy increase had been at level 1, with a seven per cent increase in the mean score from 83 per cent to 90 per cent.


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