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Assertion by the Prime Minister on Worldwide Literacy Day

Assertion by the Prime Minister on Worldwide Literacy Day

OTTAWA, ON , Sept. 8, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, as we speak issued the next assertion on Worldwide Literacy Day:

“Immediately, on Worldwide Literacy Day, we increase consciousness of the significance of having the ability to learn and write, and we acknowledge all those that work tirelessly to verify training is accessible for everybody, each at residence and overseas.

“This 12 months’s theme, ‘Reworking Literacy Studying Areas’, invitations us to make sure folks around the globe can entry high quality, equitable, and inclusive training. Literacy gives a basis for lifelong success. By embracing a wide range of studying areas – together with digital studying areas – we are able to scale back boundaries to studying, encourage ongoing training, and guarantee nobody is left behind.

“Final 12 months, the Authorities of Canada launched the Abilities for Success program, which helps grownup Canadians enhance their literacy, numeracy, and digital expertise to allow them to reach as we speak’s and tomorrow’s financial system. As we recuperate from the COVID–19 pandemic, we are going to proceed to create new coaching alternatives for Canadians and construct a stronger workforce from coast to coast to coast.

“As Co-Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Improvement Targets Advocates Group, I am working to advance high quality training and gender equality at residence and overseas. On account of the pandemic, practically 24 million learners worldwide would possibly by no means return to formal training, together with 11 million younger girls and women. To advertise entry to high quality training and lifelong studying for youngsters and youth who’re refugees, expertise different types of displacement, or live in host communities, the Authorities of Canada launched the Collectively for Studying marketing campaign in 2021. Our efforts are serving to handle the gender hole in literacy and attaining will increase in literacy charges the place they’re most wanted.

“On behalf of the Authorities of Canada, I thank all those that work to advertise and enhance entry to high quality training, right here in Canada and around the globe. Literacy is a basic human proper, and we are going to proceed to work to shut the gaps in entry to training and construct a greater, fairer, and extra affluent future for everybody.”

This doc can also be out there at https://pm.gc.ca

SOURCE Prime Minister’s Workplace

Assertion by the Prime Minister on Worldwide Literacy Day

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