Improving Literacy Skills Creates...
More employment and higher incomes for Islanders
Literacy skills influence the amount of work adults are able to find as well as their wage rates. Individuals with low levels of literacy work fewer weeks and are more likely to experience periods of unemployment and remain unemployed for much longer periods. (International Literacy and Skills Survey—IALSS, 2003)
A stronger Island economy
Better health and well being for Islanders
Increased community and family engagement
Less crime and safer communities
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My name is Terry Affleck and I learned to read at the age of 63 and today at 65 I am enrolled at Holland College to prepare for my GED. More...
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