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15 May, 2020, 09:30 BST Free new interactive online service for educators affected by COVID-19

The World Literacy Foundation announced today the development of an interactive "Netflix" type platform to equip educators with resources that have...


04 Apr, 2012, 14:00 BST Global Leaders Urged to Support New Action Plan to Wipe Out Illiteracy by 2020

The World Literacy Foundation has urged leaders of governments and education to pledge support for the new Oxford Declaration announced today at the...


24 Jan, 2012, 08:00 GMT 81 Billion Pounds Sterling a Year Cost to the UK Economy Through High Illiteracy

The World Literacy Foundation is releasing its preliminary report The Economic & Social Cost of Illiteracy: A Snapshot of Illiteracy, its Causes and...


23 Jan, 2012, 08:00 GMT Launch of Interim Report From World Literacy Foundation: Illiteracy is Costing the UK Economy 81 Pounds Sterling Billion a Year

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2012 Time: 11am Location: Novotel Hotel Paris Suite 113 Lambeth Road ...