rob waller

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Patronising logo

Adult functional literacy is a big issue, and there is a very long tradition of trying not to patronise adults by giving them children's reading primers. The 'On the move' BBC series was a pioneer of this as long ago as the 1970s.

You can find adult literacy tests to practice online, but just look at where you find them:

1 comment:

  1. Yes... they could have done with removing the DCFS strapline entirely, as the readwriteplus one isn't quite as patronising.

    I don't suggest anyone try the test, though. It broke halfway through!

    Hi, by the way... I came to your open day in November. Got a few more translations of government papers up at Simply Understand, if you're intersted!


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