A Turning Point for Literacy

Author: Leon Bataille
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483181901
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Turning Point for Literacy covers the proceedings of the International Symposium for Literacy held in Persepolis, Iran from 3 to 8 of September 1975. This book mainly focuses on adult education for development and the spirit and declaration of Persepolis. This compilation is divided into four themes. The first theme is the “Balance and Teachings of Ten Years of Literacy Work, which presents documents on literacy presented by UNESCO Secretariat. The second theme focuses mainly on the functionalities of literacy. The last two themes cover changes in the living conditions and in the social structures as a requisite of literacy undertakings and the innovative role of literacy experiments and their integration into the global educational process. This publication will be invaluable to educators, academicians, and students interested in literacy.