The World Literacy Summit and SDG No. 4 – Education

Rebecca Woodcock, BA Politics at Newcastle University

Newcastle University has some great academics focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals. As the World Literacy Summit moves online this week due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it would be a good idea to focus on SDG 4, inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning.  

The 2020 World Literacy Summit 2020 is the fourth summit hosted by the World Literacy Foundation. It combines speeches from international literacy specialists, including NGO leaders, academics and literacy entrepreneurs. The discussion will share knowledge of the worlds literacy statistics, improvement and goals for the future.

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