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UNESCO Study Finds Mobile Devices Vastly Unlock Literacy Potential in Developing Countries – Techgage

UNESCO Study Finds Mobile Devices Vastly Unlock Literacy Potential in Developing Countries – Techgage | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

Across the 5,000 participants of this study, 62% said that reading was a lot more enjoyable on a mobile device, and most are reading more as a result. Despite being in countries dominated with males (77%), it was found that women are reading a lot more than men – 207 minutes per month, versus 33. 1/3rd of participants read to their children off their mobile device, while a further 1/3rd said that they would if more kid-centric content was available.

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What would a more literate world look like?

What would a more literate world look like? | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Let us suppose for a moment that there is a magic bullet for curing illiteracy.
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Especially for women in the developing world, increasing literacy rates is the key to improving economic prosperity, health and other social problems.

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