8 September - International Literacy Day 2019

Each year September 8th marks UNESCO's International Literacy day, raising awareness globally on the issues surrounding adult and child literacy.

8 September - International Literacy Day 2019
International Literacy Day 2019 Theme

September 8th was declared as International Literacy Day (ILD) at the 14th session of UNESCO's General Conference on 26 October 1966. Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) festivities have occurred every year around the globe to help the general population to remember the significance of proficiency as an issue of pride and human rights, and to propel the education plan towards an increasingly proficient and practical society. This day is praised exceptionally to rememorize the status of the proficiency and grown-up training to the worldwide network. In spite of advancement made, proficiency difficulties continue, and simultaneously the requests for abilities required for work.

International Literacy Day 2019

International Literacy Day 2019 will be commemorated on 8th Sunday of September.

International Literacy Day 2019 Theme: Literacy and Multilingualism

Global Literacy Day 2019 is a chance to express solidarity with the festivals of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages and the 25th commemoration of the World Conference on Special Needs Education, at which the Salamanca Statement on Inclusive Education was received.

Global Literacy Day 2019 will concentrate on 'Proficiency and Multilingualism'. Despite advancement made, education difficulties persevere, circulated unevenly crosswise over nations and populaces. Grasping semantic assorted variety in instruction and proficiency advancement is fundamental to tending to these education challenges and to accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals.

On the event of International Literacy Day 2019, the primary qualities of multilingualism in the present globalized and digitalized world will be talked about, together with their suggestions for education in strategies and practice so as to accomplish more noteworthy consideration in multilingual contexts.

International Literacy Day Activities

  1. Donate

Make a commitment to the eventual fate of proficiency by giving to the International Literacy Association. Your gift will build proficiency worldwide just as help teachers and promoters for training. Regardless of how little or the amount you give, you will help individuals over the globe!

  1. Show teachers your appreciation

Instructors assume a noteworthy job in guaranteeing the education of our residents. They devote so much time and vitality to show our kids to peruse and compose and merit our much appreciated. This International Literacy Day, let an instructor realize you value them. Give them a little blessing, send them a card or just state bless your heart. It can mean everything to a dedicated instructor!

  1. Help students with their reading

Regardless of whether you have a kid in your life that is figuring out how to peruse or are keen on coaching, you can enable kids to better their perusing aptitudes. Help your youngster with their English schoolwork. Help a youthful niece or nephew in figuring out how to peruse. Volunteer to help coach understudies who are battling with syntax, language, or other pertinent subjects. It's compensating for you and at last useful for the whole network.

4. Buy a book for a stranger

Give the gift of literacy. Buy a book for a stranger whether a young child or elderly, inspire and empower them through a world of words.