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Conference on literacy: Learning from the Past for the Future: Literacy for All The 18th Nordic Literacy Conference & The 21st European Conference on Literacy

Date: 04 August 2019 to 07 August 2019
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

We are very pleased to invite you to register for The 18th Nordic Literacy Conference & the 21st European Conference on Literacy under the heading of Learning from the Past for the Future: Literacy for All.

The conference form is very informal. No one is paid for presentations. Participants do not sign up in advance for a presentation. As a presenter, you may therefore find that only a few, or very many participants turn up. That’s what makes the conference so vibrant.

From the European Declaration of the Right to Literacy:
Literacy is fundamental to human development. It enables people to live full and meaningful lives, and to contribute towards the enrichment of the communities in which we live. By literacy we mean the ability to read and write at a level whereby individuals can effectively understand and use written communication in all media (print or electronic), including digital literacy.

Literacy is an essential prerequisite for all kinds of learning. In the knowledge-based societies of the 21st Century, the rapid spread of new technologies and a constantly changing work environment, literacy learning is no longer limited to childhood and adolescence but must be recognised as a lifelong need and requirement.

 
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