Quantifying low English literacy in Australian Aboriginal communities: a correlational study

While the English literacy outcomes of Aboriginal children are constantly measured and debated, attention falls away once they leave school, leading to limited data on English literacy rates among Australia's Aboriginal adults. This paper reports on an investigation into the prevalence of low literacy in adults in eight Aboriginal communities in [New South Wales] NSW, Australia, drawing on both self-report data from household surveys and objective professional assessments using the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). The research was conducted in partnership with a national Aboriginal org ... Show more

Authors: Lin, Sophia; Williamson, Frances; Beetson, Jack; Bartlett, Ben ... [+] Show more

Published: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Springer Netherlands, 2021

Resource type: Article

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