PIAAC is a large-scale international 2 study of working-age adults (ages 16–65) that assesses adult skills in three domains (literacy, numeracy, and digital problem solving) and collects information on adults’ education, work experience, and other background characteristics. In the United States, when the study was conducted in – A benefit of having performance levels is that they enable the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) to characterize American adults' relative literacy strengths and weaknesses by describing the nature and difficulty of the literacy tasks that participants at each level can perform with a reasonably high rate of success.
The adult literacy rate is per cent. Maltese and English are both used to teach pupils at the primary and secondary school level, and both languages are also compulsory subjects. Public schools tend to use both Maltese and English in a balanced manner. Adult Literacy Tutors Association (ALTA) The Adult Literacy Tutors Association, a non-profit organization in existence since , provides the only comprehensive, structured, adult literacy programme in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Adult Literacy Program offers free one-to-one tutoring services for adults who wish to improve their literacy skills. Services include support for: Basic reading and writing skills. GED (General Education Diploma) test preparation. Basic computer skills. The American Land Title Association, founded in , is the national trade association and voice of the abstract and title insurance industry. ALTA® members search, review and insure land titles to protect home buyers and mortgage lenders who invest in real estate. ALTA® is headquartered in Washington, DC.
Adult Education and Literacy Classes (GED® preparation) Morning Classes are held Monday – Thursday – AM. Orientation is November 11,12, All dates run AM; Afternoon Classes are held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – PM. Orientation is November 5, 6, 7, and December 3. 4. 5. All dates run PM. Fifty (50) literacy classes are conducted in communities across Trinidad by ALTA-trained volunteers. Annually, approximately 1, students attend ALTA community classes. Of these, roughly are new students and either repeating or moving up to a higher level.