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September 8: International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is observed on September 8 every year in a bid to remind the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies. Background The day was proclaimed by UNESCO on October 26, 1966 at the 14th session of UNESCO’s General Conference. First International Literacy Day was celebrated in 1967.  This tradition is being ..

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India falls short in female literacy compared to its neighbours: Study

As per new study, India’s school education system is under-performing in terms of quality in female literacy when compared to its neighbours, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. These findings were released by International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (or Education Commission). It shows that India’s education system is under-performing. What the study says? The proportion ..

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