Workforce literacy a ‘must have’

South Africa is a land of diverse cultures and many languages, however the challenges faced by many of its citizens are the same; how to make a living in economically depressed times. This is made even more challenging by the fact that the majority of South Africa’s workforce was educated under the Apartheid educational system which provided a sub standard or, in many cases non existent level of education. Adult Basic Education programs which are rolling out across the country are an effort to rectify the wrongs of the past and provide basic literacy and numeracy skills to South Africa’s workforce