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Technology and Education in the New Era

Computers and the internet have become powerful tools for improving the way we do almost everything, from communication to entertainment and, perhaps most importantly, education.

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The Reality of Schools in Tanzania

Imagine you're stood in front of a class of 40+ primary school children. None of them speaks English and you don't speak a word of their native language. You have one textbook, a blackboard and two pieces of chalk. Now, teach!

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What Inclusion in Education Means

What does inclusion in education mean? We do think children all over the world deserve an education. We must tailor the way we provide education to encompass children of varying abilities.

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Book Clubs, a way to enhance reading skills in the communities

Education in Ghana still faces many challenges. Low education quality, absence of trained or qualified teachers, gender inequality and lack of educational resources have led the youth in the community to grow up directionless.

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Be a speaker at the World Literacy Summit 2020

If your work relates to literacy and you believe reading changes lives, we encourage you to submit a paper with the view of presenting at the World Literacy Summit next April 5-8, 2020 at Oxford in the UK.

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The Kosovo Children’s Hidden Reading Comprehension Crisis

Children in Kosovo face daunting challenges in reading comprehension. The 2015 Kosovo PISA report revealed a low performance of children in reading. Reading is not included as a continuous classroom activity, and there is a lack of books and limited access to school libraries.

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Reading Changes Lives!

Illiteracy has many negative effects on children’s lives as they grow. It impacts their education, and later it prevents them from becoming employed and also endangers patients’ lives. By educating children, these consequences can be avoided.

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Changing Worlds with Words

UNESCO reports that literacy is also a driver for improved health and nutrition, poverty reduction, and greater life opportunities for communities.

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Education Accessibility for All

Literature is no longer related to just a physical book. Using the internet and technology to gain literacy skills is a viable form of education at any age.

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Illiteracy and Unemployment: A Global Crisis!

Getting a job is hard enough. What if you couldn’t read or write? While this may seem unthinkable for many of us, illiteracy and low levels of education are contributing to alarming rates of global unemployment.

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Empowering Through Education

Imagine you had no education and could not read or write. How difficult would your life be? This is the frightening reality for over 750 million adults in the world.

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World Literacy Summit 2020

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