Types of Literacy
For the individuals to enrich their livelihoods opportunities and to achieve the desired goals and objectives in a satisfactory manner, it is necessary to acquire educational qualifications. But when the individuals are not able to get enrolled in schools and training centres to acquire educational qualifications, then it is crucial for them to enhance the basic literacy skills of reading, writing and arithmetic. The primary objective of this research paper is to generate awareness in terms of types of literacy. The various types of literacies that have been taken into account in this research paper include, computer, vernacular, digital, visual, school, media, health, emotional, cultural and moral. In the present existence, apart from getting enrolled in educational institutions and training centres to acquire academic knowledge and develop competencies and abilities, the individuals, belonging to all age groups, categories and backgrounds are augmenting their knowledge and skills in terms of all the above stated literacy skills. When individuals are able to augment their knowledge and understanding in terms of types of literacies and enhance their literacy skills, then they are able to promote welfare of their families and communities.