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Sep 08, 2017, 03:01 ET Project Literacy: Idris Elba Partners With A Formerly Illiterate Mom To Tackle Adult Illiteracy With 'Re-Written' Story

To mark International Literacy Day, the classic children's character 'Chicken Little' is going on a new adventure, with a twist - his story has been...


Sep 08, 2016, 08:00 ET 26 Voices, 26 Causes, One Goal: Global Stars Unite To Combat Illiteracy On International Literacy Day

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 26 of the world's most high profile personalities from film, music, politics and the ...


Feb 23, 2016, 01:22 ET Lily Cole Urges U.S. and Other World Leaders to Take Action on Global Illiteracy Crisis

Actress, supermodel, activist and new mother Cole draws attention to fact that one in four American children grow up unable to read or write[1] Cole...


Sep 28, 2015, 07:00 ET World's largest ever petition is delivered to world leaders at United Nations General Assembly

Today sixteen organisations and charities joined Pearson, the world's leading learning company, in announcing their commitment to Project Literacy....