Parents have been charged to promote the reading culture in their homes as a way of improving the literacy skills of their wards. Speaking ahead of the International Literacy Day, Mathias Tulasi, CEO of Literary Ambassadors Ghana, indicated that there is a lot of work to be done when it comes to issues of reading in the country.
Touching on the theme ‘Literacy teaching and learning in COVID-19 crisis and beyond’ he explained that the day gives an opportunity to analyse the role of educators, as well as formulate effective policies, systems, governance and measures that can support educators and learning.
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He called on parents, educators, guardians to cultivate the habit of giving out books as gifts to their wards instead of the usual savouries on festive occasions.
He urged all concerned to realize that illiteracy is a serious impediment to development of the nation.
Project Coordinator of the Association, Kweku Delali called for support to promote such activities in the country. He outlined some activities for the day.
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International Literacy Day is celebrated to create awareness among people about the need and importance of literacy and education for every human being.