Monthly Archives: January 2014

A big shout-out to my friends at RESDAC for translating and posting my Further Thoughts on PIAAC. You can find it at: http://www.resdac.net/documentation/pdf/2e_reaction_hayes.pdf Observations complémentaires suivant les « Premières réactions aux résultats du Programme pour l’évaluation internationale des compétences des … Continue reading

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Further thoughts on PIAAC

On October 8, 2013, the OECD released the results of the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). I provided a commentary on those results, First Reactions to the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Results, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Northern Public Affairs – article on “The decline of federal literacy programs”

Northern Public Affairs has put together a special issue on “Literacy and Democracy: is improving literacy the key to Northern Canada’s political and economic future?” to which I contributed an article on “The decline of federal literacy programs”. Check out … Continue reading

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