2.4 million adults in England alone cannot read at all or can barely read. Our vision is for all adults in the UK to have the literacy skills they need to fulfil their potential and live life to the full.
We are delighted that one of our readers featured on Stacey Dooley's new Fresh Starts podcast for BBC Radio 5 Live. Natasha (Tash) shared her story of learning to read later in life in an episode that was released on Tuesday 4th May. You can hear it exclusively on BBC Sounds. Search #BBCWordMatters on social media for more conversation on adult literacy from BBC Radio 5 Live.