TITLE

World Illiteracy

PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
Education Digest;Sep1979, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
This article presents a report prepared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on world illiteracy. The report states that from 1960 to 1975, worldwide enrolments in primary schools doubled, enrolments in secondary schools tripled, and enrolments in postsecondary institutions quadrupled. The report predicts that if current trends continue, by 1980 there will still be 814 million illiterates in the world.
ACCESSION #
18831134

 

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