illiteracy


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illiteracy

Social medicine The inability to read and write. See Complete illiteracy, Functional illiteracy.
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Literacy Centres are to be established across the 104 Federal Government Colleges (FGCs) with the aim of reducing the high rate of illiteracy at the low cadre.
Bin Huwaireb added: "The UAE has always been and will always remain a pioneer in launching and implementing grand projects to combat illiteracy.
"If the Kingdom is able to make the investment to eradicate illiteracy in their country, it will be a great example to other countries in the Arab world, and worth sharing best practices and the model they used for their success," Alesha Anderson, senior program officer for ProLiteracy, another advocacy group, told Arab News.
Collectively, the illiteracy rates in the North Eastern region are as high as 80 percent although not uniformly spread in all the counties The literacy rate in Wajir County is between 10 mdash 15 percent.
"We are proud that the illiteracy rate in Palestine in 2017 is among the lowest in the world," he said, explaining that his government has implemented many adult education programs and opened classrooms to combat illiteracy among the adult population.
In terms of the governorates that recorded the highest rates of illiteracy, upper Egypt came in the forefront of them, in which it reached 37.2% in Minya, 35.9% in Beni Suef governorate, 34.6% in Assiut, 34% in Fayoum, and 33.6% in Sohag.
Baligh ur Rehman had not only supported rather encouraged the commission to fight against the biggest evil of illiteracy in the society, she said.
"This decision is extremely important because it includes Alphabetical, Digital and Cultural illiteracy to enable self-learning by the Arab citizens in this digital age which is shifting from education to learning," Dr.
Militant groups are taking advantage of the illiteracy in local communities and duping people into supporting their cause,' Galvez said.
Despite having met twice with the minister, Phylaktou said on Friday, the union's leadreship felt no progress had been made on the issues they had raised -- delinquency, illiteracy and the employment status of temporary teachers -- thus "any suspension (of strike measures) could not be sustained".
Unemployment, food shortage, illiteracy and crimes will prevail in an overpopulated country.
Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi has affirmed that the ministry made remarkable efforts to eradicate illiteracy in the Kingdom of Bahrain and disseminate education among all groups, including the elderly and drop-outs from education due to various reasons.