Five-Phase Approach

What is Literacy?

Literacy is defined as understanding, evaluating, using and engaging with written text to participate in society, to achieve one's goals and to develop one's knowledge and potential (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD}, 2012).

Types of literacy include:

  • health literacy
  • workforce literacy
  • financial literacy
  • computer literacy
  • family literacy
  • English language learners

Literacy 2030 Five-Phase Approach

Literacy 2030 uses a five-phase approach to evaluate and to achieve our mission.

 

PHASE I

Early Childhood Literacy
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PHASE II

Grade-Level Literacy
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PHASE III

Teen Literacy
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PHASE IV

Adult Literacy

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PHASE V

Culminating Literacy is the result of everyone working together during the previous four phases. Through these efforts, we achieve 100% literacy by the time we reach this stage, and literacy in South Carolina is at its highest point.