New beginnings for uprooted adults: functional adult literacy (FAL) to enhance skills to meet daily life requirements in refugee setting

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Humanitarian Talks


This session will focus on the crucial role of “FAL”, i.e., the ability to apply the skills of reading, writing and written calculations to the requirements of daily life – in refugee setting to bestow a wide range of benefits upon individuals, their families and communities. The positive impact of different thematic and operational approaches will be explored, from life skills to women empowerment, from financial literacy to host country language skills to facilitate refugees’ integration. Finally, FAL relevance within the triple nexus will be highlighted.
Finnish Refugee Council/Ministry of foreign affairs Finland