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International Literacy Day (ILD) is commemorated annually. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of the relevance of literacy to national socio-economic development. The Day also alerts nations, institutions and individuals about the detriments and drawbacks of illiteracy.

The Day is observed on the 8th September every year around the world. In Ghana the celebration is spearheaded by the Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) of the Ministry of Education and it will not differ this year.

The 2019 International Literacy Day falls on Sunday 8th September and the celebration will not be postponed.

Which Region is playing host to the 53rd commemoration of the International Literacy Day? Keep watch at this space



This is a project World Readers has been observing and championing for some time now. However, this year, 2019 will witness a nationwide programme under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, dubbed, National Reading Day (NRD). This year’s celebration will widen the scope and get many children to read across the country.

It is refreshing to know that, the Non-Formal Education Division has been included in this year’s celebration. This was made possible by the instrumentality of the Ag. Director Mr. Francis Asumadu.

The programme offers a dais for the Division to prove to our stakeholders of efforts invested in the realization of the mandate of the Division.

Let us get ready to read. Are you ready?