Poor Literacy levels and how it affects our lives
A Coggle Diagram about Literacy is not just a crucial skill for the individual, but is a vital component of economic prosperity and social well-being, adult illiteracy still persists but the subject is something of a taboo, while the implications of low literacy for the individual and society are often ignored., ( (certain capabilities or competences are human rights to which all children should have access. and The very basis of the formation of a learning city lies the principle of a full societal commitment, it takes a village to raise a child.), Social literacy is seen to contribute to the improvement of physical and mental health: ‘a child needs to understand her own feelings in order to recognise those in others’, individuals who acquire solid critical views of advertising at early ages tend to replicate responsible consumer patterns throughout life and show positive patterns of resistance to heavy campaigning on tobacco and alcohol consumption and Multistakeholder engagement towards literacy, however committed, also needs to fit within supportive legislative and regulatory frame- works that put the individual as a whole human being at the centre of the process.), health literacy seeks to enable people to make sound health decisions in all the contexts of everyday life and relatively small improvements in national literacy levels can have a significant socio-economic impact.