If you think Australia is a highly literate nation, watch this recent episode of Insight from SBS.
This powerful and moving episode features Mark Hopkins one of the students from PRACE. I spoke with Mark as part of the “Stories of Resilience” project, and it’s really heartening to hear his voice in this national forum. All these adult learners show real courage and vulnerability, as they describe their experience for people who have no idea of the extent of this hidden problem.
Over 40% of Australians experience some level of difficulty with everyday literacy tasks – find out what that’s like.