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Almost half of Tasmanians ‘functionally illiterate’

Almost 50 per cent of Tasmania’s population is functionally illiterate, a parliamentary committee heard on Tuesday. Tasmanians are believed to be disproportionately affected by illiteracy due to intergenerational and regional disadvantage, as well as lower education attainment among young Tasmanians. ...

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Growing need for volunteer tutors in Melbourne

Melbournians are being encouraged to join the city’s Adult Migrant English Program Volunteer Tutoring Scheme, after government reforms and the COVID-19 pandemic has seen an uptick in demand for the services from new migrants and refugees.  Funded by the Commonwealth ...

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