Value of Words: Literacy and Economic Security in Canada
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Written by Grant Schellenberg and Vivian Shalla.
Published by Statistics Canada, 1998.
|Using data from the Canadian component of the 1994 International
Adult Literacy Survey, Value of Words is an in-depth exploration of the
links between literacy and economic security. The relationship between national
literacy levels and a country's economic and competitive performance has been
documented before. What of the relationship that exists between literacy levels
and individual economic success? This report examines the link between literacy
and income, including a look at how literacy relates to employment levels and
education, and looks at literacy practices and lifelong learning.
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