Adult learning is a very different experience to school. Adult learning is all about addressing the needs of the learner, working at a pace that suits them and mapping out a learning path that fits in with their life and interests. Adult literacy is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Union.
236 rows · This is a list of countries by literacy rate.The figures represented are almost entirely .
Between 2008 and 2014, Ireland adult literacy rate remained stable at around 99 %. Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
Get involved Literacy is a human right. One in six adults in Ireland has problems reading and understanding information. With your help, we can change this.