Minister says literacy remains a priority in schools

| 08/09/2011

(CNS): In his message marking the United Nation’s literacy day” Rolston Anglin, the education minister has said that raising literacy standards is being given the highest priority as the benefits of literacy are not limited to reading and writing but a range of life-skills that help society as a whole. He said that literature “can be the vehicle through which students develop respect, responsibility and compassion.” Thursday 8 September, has been designated “International Literacy Day”, by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and this year’s theme is “Literacy for Peace”

See Anglin’s full message below.

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