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Reading literacy is defined in PISA as the ability to understand, use and reflect on written texts in order to achieve one’s goals, to develop one’s knowledge and potential, and to participate effectively in society.

Source Publication:
Education at a Glance, OECD, Paris, 2002, Glossary

Cross References:
Mathematical literacy
Scientific literacy

Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics

Created on Thursday, January 30, 2003

Last updated on Thursday, February 13, 2003