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World Literacy Day 2015
INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY
The Final Report of that Conference concluded: "The development of the modern world, the accession to independence of a large number of countries, the need for the real emancipation of people and for the increasingly active and productive participation, in the economic, social and political life of human society, of the hundreds of millions of illierate adults still existing in the world, make it essential to change national education policies. Education systems must provide for the educational training needs of both the young generations who have not yet begun working life, and the generations that have already become adult without having had the benefit of the essential minimum of elementary education. National educational plans should include schooling for children and literacy training for adults as parallel elements. Since the first International Literacy Day in , celebrations have taken place annually around the world, coordinated by UNESCO, countries and partners, to advance the literacy agenda at global, regional and national levels. Young women attending an adult literacy class in Makthar, Tunisia in
September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO in Learning to read and write is a crucial part of a child's development. And up to 30 per cent of children with speech disorders also have a reading disability.
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The aim of the day is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Sustainable Development Goal 4 has as one of its targets ensuring all young people achieve literacy and numeracy and that adults who lack these skills are given the opportunity to acquire them. Around million adults — two-thirds of whom are women — are adults lack minimum literacy skills. Over sixty million children are out-of-school and many more attend irregularly or drop out. Countries with the lowest literacy rates in the world are Burkina Faso
Skip to main content. But some people never learn these skills. How can we make sure that everybody gets the opportunity to become literate? If so, perhaps you had trouble understanding the most basic things: signs, instructions, documents, packaging. Maybe you felt quite powerless. This is just a simple example that gives us a small idea of how hard life must be for a person who is unable to read. Illiteracy is a major problem around the world.
International Literacy Day is celebrated annually on September 8 across the world. The day highlights the importance of literacy or the ability to read and write for individuals, communities and societies. The literacy among men is Functional literacy is important since India is a country with more than million illiterate adults and adult education continues to be important for India. The government and non-profit organizations are working to bridge this gap and reach per cent literacy by Leaders across the country posted encouraging messages on International Literacy Day, highlighting the need, progress and commitment towards education in the country. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote that International Literacy Day reminds us about our responsibility to ensure no child is deprived of education.