Target 4.6 | By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

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Target 4.6 | By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy
Author
UNESCO Bangkok
Type
Facts and Statistics
Published Date
2019-03-09
Description

Target 4.6 aims at ensuring that all young people and adults acquire relevant and recognized proficiency levels in FUNCTIONAL literacy and numeracy skills; skills that are equivalent to a successful completion of basic education. Literacy and numeracy skills, that is reading, writing and calculating, are vital skills for individuals to further their learning and to develop throughout their lives independently. Literacy and numeracy require a closer dissection, since they vary individually and largely depend upon whether or not a population has been equipped with vital lifelong learning skills