University of East Anglia – Professor Anna Robinson-Pant. Home > Expert Network > Chairs. The team at UEA are working to understand how we might improve adult literacy and learning programmes in the Global South. Universal primary education has led to remarkable improvements in literacy rates, making a real difference to the livelihoods and. % of adults in England, or million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' They can understand short straightforward texts on familiar topics accurately and independently, and obtain information from everyday sources, but reading information from unfamiliar sources, or on unfamiliar topics, could cause problems.
“One of my best choices was the decision to come to the University of East Anglia and do the MA in Adult Literacy, Lifelong Learning and Development: International Perspectives. It opened a whole new world to me and changed what I had being thinking before about adult literacy! I think this was the most important thing I gained from the. Lists linked to LITERACY, DEVELOPMENT AND ADULT LEARNING: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CONCEPTS. Title Sort by title Year Last updated University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK. Telephone: +44 (0) Accessibility Legal Statements.
9 Protestation Returns, House of Lords Record Office, summarized in Schofield, ‘Illiteracy in pre-industrial England’, p. 11; Essex figures are derived from returns to the Protestation of , the Vow and Covenant of and the Solemn League and Covenant of , Cressy, David, ‘Education and literacy in London and East Anglia, –’, Cambridge University Ph.D. thesis, Anna Robinson-Pant. Two out of every three illiterate people today are women*. Anna Robinson-Pant, Professor of Education at the University of East Anglia’s School of Education & Lifelong Learning, tells us more about the links between illiteracy and poverty, and what can be done.