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Definition of Literacy

Literacy

  1. State of being literate.

Literacy Quotations

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
Alan Greenspan

There are over 200 million illiterate women in India. This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families' and the country's economic development. A girl's lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children.
Sachin Tendulkar

Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement.
Ron Lewis

To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.
Munshi Premchand

Emotional 'literacy' implies an expanded responsibility for schools in helping to socialize children. This daunting task requires two major changes: that teachers go beyond their traditional mission and that people in the community become more involved with schools as both active participants in children's learning and as individual mentors.
Daniel Goleman
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Literacy Translations

literacy in German is Bildung
literacy in Italian is cultura
literacy in Norwegian is leseferdighet, skriveferdighet

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