International Literacy Day 2015

Looking ahead to next month . . .
International Literacy Day – Tuesday 8th September 2015
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” – Kofi Annan

On the 8th of September people across the world will celebrate International Literacy Day.

Celebrate International Literacy Day within your class or as a school.  It’s a great opportunity for an Interdisciplinary Topic, making natural links with Literacy to Global Citizenship and Learning for Sustainability.

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CLICK HERE for the International Literacy Day Website which includes event ideas . . . My personal favourite is an “Open Mic Night” for your school community.

Check out the Global Dimension website to access resources to support Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development

Celebrate cultures and diversity through each class hosting a different themed event from a country – CLICK HERE for a great link with stories linked to countries across the world.

 

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