September 08, 2021 9:28 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.
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.
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).
September 08, 2020 1:05 pm
International Literacy Day 2020: On this day, indianexpress.com features two women who did not have access to school, but can now read and write and what this means to them
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.
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
September 08, 2020 1:07 pm
The first International Literacy Day was celebrated in 1967 and this tradition has been held annually
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.
September 09, 2019 10:47 am
International Literacy Day 2019: “Now you’re worthy of being a champion’s wife,” says the King proudly. Princess Nila smiles. “No,” she says. “Now, I am the champion.”
September 07, 2019 1:55 pm
International Literacy Day: Everyone giggles and points as Gappu gets it wrong. But Komal Ma’am knows what to do. She tells the class, “Follow Gappu!”
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.
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