GLOBAL LITERACY LEADERS PAVE THE WAY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS AT THE WORLD LITERACY SUMMIT 2018
We’re just over 7 weeks away from the 3rd World Literacy Summit- bringing together hundreds of literacy pioneers, educational leaders, Ministers, Ambassadors, High Commissioners and social entrepreneurs from all around the world to action change for...
757 million of the world’s illiterate.
The World Literacy Summit will take place at the eminent University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Here, the Summit will draw on expertise from across the globe to discuss some of the most pressing key issues, relating to the global illiterate crisis. The Summit provides a platform for collaborative discussion, critical evaluation, and gathering of information, including the views and perspectives of different national context, to enrich the decision- making for development outcomes.
Representing some of the most influential organisations and individuals in this field are Delegates from:
South Africa, Liberia, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Slovenia, Jordan, Pakistan, Portugal, Bolivia, The United States of America, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, Australia, The Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, India, Mexico .. and beyond
Seeing the diverse range of Delegates and their backgrounds have set high expectations for the Summit.
The Summit will endeavor to raise the issue of illiteracy on the world media stage, and promote education as one of the most effective means of conquering poverty once and for all. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn about a vast range of topics to advance literacy as an integral part of lifelong learning.
Here is an overview of the Summit’s key themes that will be discussed over the duration of the three days:
- Girls’ Education
- Literacy in a digital world
- Adult & early childhood literacy
- Indigenous & mother tongue literacy
- Disability literacy
- Global goals for sustainable development
- New approaches to literacy learning
- Funding and sustainability
- Education in emergencies
- Collaboration in literacy
- Monitoring and evaluation/ research
These literacy themes will provide a holistic discussion around the emerging literacy factors of development.
“The World Literacy Summit provides a unique platform to collaborate with leading minds in the literacy and education sector, whereby we can promote a collective movement towards lifting global literacy standards.” – Andrew Kay, CEO World Literacy Foundation
This is a united call for action. To continue the movement towards helping 20% of the world’s population of illiterate people, through the promotion of literacy and education, and the provision of learning resources and teaching materials.
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