Changing Patterns of Illiteracy in Morocco: Assessment Methods Compared
World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1995 - Social Science - 39 pages
Living Standards Measurement Study No. 115. Estimates the incidence, characteristics, and patterns of change over time of illiteracy in Morocco. Improving the quality of information on literacy and understanding its relationship to important
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100 Quintile Active employed age cohort analysis Arabic and French Arabic or French assessment two levels attending school children aged children of illiterate CM CM coefficient completed correlations Cote d'lvoire Developing Countries Direct and Self-Reported Direct Literacy Assessment educational level estimated examined females gender gap Ghana Glewwe Global Literacy Higher Literacy Level Highest of Arabic Household Expenditure Quintile household members illiteracy in Morocco illiteracy rate indices Levels of Husband Literacy Assessment Level literacy index literacy score literacy skills literate LSMS males module Moroccan mother's literacy North-West numeracy P.O. Box patterns of literacy percent of persons percent of urban percentage points population group primary cluster primary school Psychometric Quranic schools reading and writing regressions regressors rudimentary rural areas rural sector secondary clusters secular schooling Self-Reported Literacy skill levels South-Central t-test Table 13 Tensift Total Sample unemployed urban and rural variables World Bank ZAMBIA
Page ii - ... Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) was established by the World Bank in 1980 to explore ways of improving the type and quality of household data collected by statistical offices in developing countries.
Page i - ... Publications, PO Box 7247-8619, Philadelphia, PA. 19170-8619. Phone: (201)225-2165. This study estimates in incidence, characteristics, and patterns of change over time of literacy in Morocco. The study compares the results from direct literacy assessment to the conventional methods of self-reported literacy. This effort has provided more detailed, objective information with which patterns of literacy skills in the country may be determined, and their relationship to other important social and...
Page 17 - More disturbing are the findings related to skill differences between active employed and unemployed groups. Within the labor force, it is the unemployed who are endowed with more skills.