In the latter stages of the 21st century, illiteracy may be completely eliminated and digitisation will be infused into all human activity. Loyiso Pulumani, director: communications and customer care at the Eastern Cape education department, discusses how this rapid evolution is changing the essential knowledge that people in future societies will need to  survive. The change is sweeping through the Eastern Cape already.

Global literacy rates accelerated rapidly in recent decades as communication technology became more widely accessible, even in the most remote regions...

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