Towards a Better Future
Hannah Fingeret has eloquently captured the prevailing attitude we need to change in our society. As she stated: “For most of our society, it is difficult to conceptualize life without reading and writing as anything other than a limited, dull, dependent existence” (cited in Quigley, 2017, p. 44).
We need to change such views. I hope some of these suggestions are meaningful and practical. We have a long, proud history.
In closing, I offer my favourite quote in the hopes it can prove to be an inspirational guide as we continue building literacy:
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire
– Attributed to William Butler Yeats
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