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Functional literacy

Definition
Person who can engage in all those activities in which literacy is required for effective function of his or her group and community and also for enabling him or her to continue to use reading, writing and calculation for his or her own and the community’s development.

Alphabétisation fonctionnelle

Définition
Personne qui peut se livrer à toutes les activités qui requièrent l’alphabétisation aux fins d’un fonctionnement efficace de son groupe ou de sa communauté et aussi pour lui permettre de continuer à utiliser la lecture, l’écriture et le calcul pour son propre développement et celui de la communauté.

Alfabetización funcional

Definición
Persona con la capacidad de participar en todas las actividades donde se requiera contar con competencias en alfabetismo para funcionar en forma eficiente con pares e integrantes de la comunidad y potenciarlo para continuar utilizando estos conocimientos de escritura, lectura y utilización de números para su propio desarrollo y el de la comunidad.

القرائية الوظيفية

Функциональная грамотность