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Improving adult literacy outcomes: lessons from cognitive research for developing countries
(World Bank, 2003)
Abstract Despite the existence of about one billion illiterates in the world, adult literacy programs make up 1-5 percent of government or donor budgets, and they remain severely underfunded in comparison to primary ...
Adult Literacy: A Review of Implementation Experience
(World Bank, Operations Evaluation Department, 2003)
Worldwide, nearly a billion adults, at least 600 million of them women, are illiterate. Adult literacy is highly relevant to poverty alleviation efforts worldwide, because in the 21st century much of the information needed ...