What is adult literacy training and how does it differ from that offered to school children?

Adult literacy training entails Level 1 to 4 of the ABET program which has aim to provide adult learners the skills they require to read, write, understand, and communicate effectively in a particular language. The main difference between adult literacy training and school literacy training lies in the way that the classes are presented. Since adults want outcomes that can be applied almost immediately the courses are more compact and thus shorter in duration. The adult literacy training has as aim to provide adults immediate and tangible evidence of the benefits of having the knowledge gained through adult literacy training. Skills that can be applied in everyday life as well as the workplace are taught.
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