% of adults in England, or million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' They can understand short straightforward texts on familiar topics accurately and independently, and obtain information from everyday sources, but reading information from unfamiliar sources, or on unfamiliar topics, could cause problems. Flexible help and support The Big Plus, Scotland's national adult literacy and numeracy campaign, was introduced in January It’s run by Skills Development Scotland with advice provided by Education Scotland, to support Scottish Government policy. Free help to support people to improve their skills is mainly provided by local authorities.
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Glasgow’s Learning brings together Community Learning and Development (CLD) organisations to work in partnership towards ensuring the delivery of a range of accessible, high quality CLD which makes a real difference to people’s personal, family and working lives. Glasgow Communities offer free adult literacy and numeracy learning in local venues throughout Glasgow for adults who would like support with reading, writing, spelling, and numbers. Tutors and learners work together to set up Individual Learning Plans tailored to learners’ interests and needs, using everyday materials and resources.
Principally it relates to adult literacy and numeracy policies, but many of its aspirations are in line with the principles of Curriculum for Excellence and community learning and development. Adult Literacies in Scotland and the Literacy Action Plan. If you would like to attend one of the free literacy and numeracy sessions, please contact 01or [email protected] to arrange an .