Literacy Day Activity

World Literacy Day (Jr. KG)

Activity Name: World Literacy Day
Date: 8th September

International Literacy Day takes place on September 8 every year to raise awareness and concern for literacy problems that exist within our own local communities as well as globally. International Literacy Day brings ownership of the challenges of illiteracy back home to local communities where literacy begins, one person at a time.

World Literacy Day (Std. 3rd)

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.”
“Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive.”

World literacy day is celebrated on 8th September every year. It marks the international celebration and awareness campaign on literacy. In 1964, this day was declared as a holiday by the United Nations, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

The main purpose of celebrating this world literacy day is to encourage awareness among people about literacy so that everyone knows about their individual and social rights. It is as important as food to live.

UNESCO decided to celebrate this day with a goal to remove various social problems including Poverty, Gender Inequality, Uncontrollable Population Growth, etc.

Pledge taken in the class and Teacher explain the importance of World literacy day and why it is celebrated.

“Students of standard 3rd celebrated this day by teaching their grandparents, parents English alphabets and to write their own name.”