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PIAAC Results for BC Fact Sheet

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  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Resource Type: Fact sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) was a large scale, international survey of literacy, numeracy and problem-solving in technology rich environments. It covered adults between the ages of 16 and 65. Data was collected in Canada between November 2011 and June 2012. This fact sheet looks at some of the basic… Keep reading

Family Literacy Fact Sheet

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Resource Type: Fact sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

What is family literacy? How does it affect children’s literacy and learning? What are the benefits of family literacy programs for children and adults? This fact sheet presents some of the research that answers these questions.

Literacy Matters Fact Sheet

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  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Resource Type: Fact sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

How many people in BC have challenges with literacy? How does that affect them? This fact sheet presents some of the recent findings about literacy in BC and describes why literacy matters at home, at work and in the community.