International Literacy Day 2016

International Literacy Day – Thursday 8th September 2016
Reading the Past, Writing the Future

ild2016On the 8th of September (tomorrow)  people across the world will celebrate International Literacy Day. This year marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day under the banner – Reading the Past, Writing the Future.

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.

The infographic below provides a snapshot of literacy development across the world, and interesting teaching point in itself.

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Check out In the Loop from Stride Magazine for links related to Global Goal Number 4: Quality Education.

CLICK HERE to access the World Literacy Foundation’s information on International Literacy Day.

CLICK HERE for UNESCO’s information on International Literacy Day.

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