illiteracy

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illiteracy

Social medicine The inability to read and write. See Complete illiteracy, Functional illiteracy.
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The Opportunity School model allowed women to help women.
The Opportunity School model included women's clubs in the home whereby the "teacher becomes the leader or director of a group rather than a teacher" as they learned in groups to read and write, or to weave, for example.
For Elsie and her colleagues, it was a bona fide career made possible by the Opportunity School model.
40) Though all of the early correspondence discusses the Opportunity School method, the final reference to this term seems to have been by Burke in "Adult Education in Newfoundland" (1937).
90) See Burke, "Adult Education in Newfoundland" (1937), for an extended description of the Opportunity School methods.
Elsie Farwell was no stranger to hard work and teaching when she was hired by the Newfoundland Adult Education Association to direct the other six field staff and to begin an innovative adult education program of Opportunity Schools.
52) These distinctions indicate the regard in which she and the position of Field Secretary of the first Opportunity Schools were held.
Equal Opportunity Schools is excited to partner with Grockit to deploy innovative and adaptive new AP products to grow our impact in Northern California," said Reid Saaris, founder and executive director of Equal Opportunity Schools.

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