Developing literacy has always been the focus of adult education programs. In the past literacy was defined as the ability to read and write. Today’s world demands a more expanded concept of literacy that includes the skills adults need to reach their personal, professional, and academic goals. Helping students achieve these goals means providing them with the 21st century skills necessary for success; Future: English for Results addresses the reality of our world head on.
|Essential Work Skills: Understanding the role of education and setting individual goals for advancement.|
|Digital Literacy: Understanding how to locate, access, and evaluate information effectively.|
|Civic Literacy: Understanding and participating in the community at local, state, and national levels.|
|Financial Literacy: Understanding how financial decisions impact oneself and making appropriate economic choices.|
|Health Literacy: Understanding and processing basic health information to make informed choices.|
Global Literacy:Understanding the environment and different cultures to work collaboratively understanding how we impact one another.
Anyone wishing to succeed in today’s world must possess a constellation of skills that include problem-solving, verbal communication and computer and technology-based skills that are appropriate for the fast-paced, information-driven jobs of today.
Future’s holistic focus on 21st century skills helps students acquire the knowledge and understanding they need to meet the challenges on their path to career and academic success.