International Literacy Day being observed today with Focus on technology

| Updated Sep 08, 2017 at 10:53am

 

 

September 8 is International Literacy Day, a day proclaimed by the UN 51 years ago which aims at reminding the international community on the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies.

Commenting on this year's theme "Literacy in a digital world" the Country Director of Engage Now Africa an NGO, Cecilia Amankwa said the celebration is appropriate.

This is because technology has taken center stage in daily activities; therefore incorporating it into literacy programmes is a welcome agenda.

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