Learning Literacy in Canada: Evidence from the International Survey of Reading Skills - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 89-552-M2008019


Using data from the International Survey of Reading Skills, this report identifies the reading profiles of different groups of adult Canadians with low literacy skills, examines in depth their reading abilities, and describes their varied literacy learning needs. The new insights offered will inform the development of more targeted literacy policies and will be useful to both researchers and practitioners in designing and delivering appropriate and effective reading instruction programs for Canadian adults.

Issue Number: 2008019
Author(s): Brink, Satya; Gervais, Ginette; Grenier, Sylvie; Jones, Stan; Murray, Scott; Strucker, John
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