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World Literacy Sumit
2018 World Literacy Summit opens on March 25th

The 2018 World Literacy Summit will be held on March 25-27 at the Sheldonian, Oxford University, UK. The theme, “Closing the literacy gap in the 21st Century,” is set to initiate discussion, collaboration and bring forward solutions to help 750 milli...

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Women's Literacy
International Women's Day 2018

This Thursday is International Women's Day, when the world celebrates women’s cultural, economic and political achievements. In 1975, International Women's Day became a regular fixture in the calendar when the United Nations began celebrating it ever...

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First Book and Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut and First Book aim to transform lives through The Literacy Project

Pizza Hut is inviting public contributions to further The Literacy Project, with the aim of transforming the lives of 100 million people worldwide by enabling access to books and educational resources, empowering teachers, and inspiring readers. A...

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National Literacy Trust
Report reveals link between literacy and life expectancy in England

The National Literacy Trust have published a report that establishes a link between literacy and life expectancy in England. The team looked at data from the National Literacy Trust and Experian on the communities at the greatest risk of serious lite...

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