Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

International Literacy Day


CBSE/ICSE schools students' confidence higher than state board children: Survey

September 09, 2022 1:24 pm

International Literacy Day 2022: Interestingly, except or Chennai and Mumbai, where girls slightly outperformed boys, both genders appear to be more or less equally confident across metros and non-metros showing gender equality.

Why is International Literacy Day celebrated on September 8?

September 08, 2022 12:50 pm

International Literacy Day, September 08, 2022: Considering the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, this year, the theme of this year’s International Literacy Day is ‘Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces'.

International Literacy Day 2021: Meet teachers who used innovative methods to teach students amid pandemic

January 02, 2022 12:50 am

From painting walls in the villages to conducting open-air classes and organising evening schools through young volunteers, several teachers across the country resorted to different methods to ensure students do not lose out on their education amid the pandemic.

International Literacy Day 2021: Know why September 8 is observed as literacy day across the world

September 08, 2021 5:43 pm

International Literacy Day (ILD) 2021 will explore how literacy can contribute to building a solid foundation for a human-centred recovery, with a special focus on the interplay of literacy and digital skills required by non-literate youth and adults, said UNESCO.

Explained: Why International Literacy Day is observed on September 8

September 09, 2020 7:18 am

In India, as per the last census in 2011, a total of 74.04 per cent are literate, an increase of 9.2 per cent from the last decade (2001-11).

What it means to be literate: ‘Helping family financially during Covid, fighting for daughters’ education’

September 08, 2020 1:05 pm

International Literacy Day 2020: On this day, features two women who did not have access to school, but can now read and write and what this means to them

Literacy Day: At 96.2%, Kerala tops literacy rate chart Andhra Pradesh worst performer at 66.4%

September 08, 2020 12:15 pm

At all-India level, the male literacy rate is higher at 84.7 per cent compared to 70.3 per cent among women. The survey showed that the male literacy rate is higher than the female literacy rate among all states.

Why is International Literacy Day celebrated on September 8?

September 08, 2020 12:16 pm

International Literacy Day 2020: This year, the Literacy Day will focus on the changes and challenges in learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

International Literacy Day: Five things you should know

September 08, 2020 1:07 pm

The first International Literacy Day was celebrated in 1967 and this tradition has been held annually

International Literacy Day: Why India needs to achieve digital literacy now more than ever

September 09, 2019 9:59 am

According to a survey by Google India, children as young as 10 have access to the web but 98 per cent of Indian parents believe that to use the internet independently, their ward should be taught about online safety. Experts believe that it is parents who need training first.


Give them a pen and these kids will show you what honesty looks like

September 09, 2018 7:11 am

On International Literacy Day, we bring to you notes from kids who don't shy away from expressing themselves at all.