MEASURING THE ABSOLUTE LITERACY: TO CONTEXTUALIZE WITH OFFICIAL CLAIMS OF LITERACY RATE IN DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR

Authors

  • Muhammad Tahir Nadeem, Irshad Hussain, Nosheen Malik

Abstract

The goal of the study was to provide documented evidence of the absolute tested literacy and to detect the gap, if any, between tested and reported literacy rates in Bahawalpur District. Two types of research instruments were used to collect the data. One of the tools was a survey sheet to obtain demographic and other details of the respondents. The second tool was a test to measure the literacy rate. All the age groups between 10-50 years were the population of the study. A total number of 194 persons joined the test willingly, out of 589 people who reported as literate population. After the application of the test, the obtained data was inserted into two separate sheets with code numbers. The coded data analyzed and average and percentages were ascertained. It was concluded that a gap is visible in the two data sets; reported literacy and assessed literacy

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Published

2021-09-30

How to Cite

Muhammad Tahir Nadeem, Irshad Hussain, Nosheen Malik. (2021). MEASURING THE ABSOLUTE LITERACY: TO CONTEXTUALIZE WITH OFFICIAL CLAIMS OF LITERACY RATE IN DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 4(3). Retrieved from https://pjer.org/index.php/pjer/article/view/269