Lifelong Learning:

It’s Essential


NWT Literacy Facts


Which definition do you like?


Different people and agencies have unique definitions and ways to think about literacy and essential skills.  Today, we think of literacy as much broader than just the ability to read and write!  We think of the degree to which someone has the skills, knowledge and understanding to manage their personal and work life.  




Fact Sheets


The following fact sheets are part of an Information Series based on the results of the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey. These are the most recent statistics available.







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