In England, adult literacy is often referred to in terms of ‘levels’ – for example, a government survey of adult literacy skills found that % (or 1 in 7) of adults in England have literacy levels at or below Entry Level 3, which is equivalent to the literacy skills expected of a nine to year-old. In , over , adults were issued GED credentials after passing the test (GED Testing Service, ). The adult education system also provides courses in English for speakers of other languages (referred to as ESOL programs), designed to assist immigrants to learn and function in English.
Relationship with the adult literacy and adult numeracy standards 11 Structure of the key skills standards 12 should lead to the formal acquisition of relevant key skills qualifications at level 2. Where students are starting on advanced levels with the aim of pursuing a The wider key skills are being piloted as full qualifications File Size: KB. number/Adult numeracy Level 2 Test K Rev Sept 2 A lorry driver’s timesheet for 20 days is Hours Worked Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Week 1 8 7 9 6 7 Week 2 9 7 7 7 6 Week 3 6 7 8 7 7 Week 4 9 8 7 7 6 The driver is paid £ per hour £65 per day for expenses.
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