TITLE

Letters to the editor

AUTHOR(S)
Leaver, Adam
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Works Management;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article regarding the rising number of people with low literacy and numeracy skills in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
73797886

 

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