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Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development―Kofi Annan
5 Mins | Policy

Measuring youth and adult literacy and numeracy in data

Together, the SDGs provide a ‘recipe’ for countries to be productive and...
6 Mins | Stories

Helen Abadzi: the perils of childhood illiteracy

Every Sep 8, on International Literacy Day, my memory goes to the illiterate women...
6 Mins | Case

Reading solutions for tribal girls’ multi-lingual education in India

The current multilingual policy in India is insufficient for the..
4 Mins | Research

Reading to Rewire: How early reading at home may reroute the brain’s networks

Harvard’s Leah Shafer talks on how strong reading habits at
3 Mins | Tools

UNESCO launches guidelines for inclusive digital literacy

UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy has launched its
3 Mins | Access

How Did Southeast Asia achieve 99% literacy?

On Literacy Day, we review progress worldwide and closer to home in Southeast Asia.
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Event: International Literacy Day 2018
Location: Worldwide (check link for your nearest event)
Date: 8 September 2018