International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)Uploader: Bajora 3 month ago Subscribe 5
The major benefit comes from improved literacy in combination with gaining a qualification, which can result in greater opportunities to move into higher paid jobs. Literacy here refers to literacy in English only, and the main aspect of literacy considered is document literacy, which refers to the ability to read and interpret non-continuous texts, such as tables, diagrams and maps. However, the effects differ across industries and occupation. This paper looks at the employment and income benefits of literacy skills and qualifications.