LCYS has adopted the definition of literacy put forward by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, compute and use printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy involves a continuum of learning to enable an individual to achieve his or her goals, to develop his or her knowledge and potential, and to participate fully in the wider society. – UNESCO
Learning is the activity or process of developing and improving one’s skills and knowledge in order to perform effectively and adapt to change.
Upgrading skills has profound influences at both an individual and societal level.
On an individual level, people who upgrade their skills are likely to