Literacy and numeracy are among the most important life skills that our schools teach. Literacy and numeracy skills are crucial to a person’s ability to develop fully as an individual, to live a satisfying and rewarding life and to participate fully in our society.
In 2011, the Department of Education launched their national strategy to improve literacy and numeracy among children and young people.
The five areas for immediate action are as follows:
Read more about Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People, 2011 – 2020.
See also education.ie