Inclusive programme wins 2014 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize for Ecuador


“Five literacy programmes, including the Ecuadorian Education Ministry’s basic education for youth and adults project (EBJA) have been awarded the UNESCO 2014 International Literacy Prizes. The winners were announced by Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, on 11 August, 2014.

The winning Ecuadorian project has benefited close to 325,000 people in 2012 and 2013 and will be a continuing programme. The initiative not only teaches reading and writing, but also includes instruction on topics such as citizenship, health and nutrition.”


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