International Day of Education

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2020 Date24 January 2020
2021 Date24 January 2021
International Day of Education

International Day of Education History

The International Day of Education was proclaimed in December of 2018 by the UN General Assembly. The observance aims to bring awareness to the importance of education for peace and development. According to UNESCO, over 260 million children do not attend to school and over 600 million children and teenagers are unable to read or do basic math. The observance is celebrated every year on January 24th.

International Day of Education - References and Related Sites

UNESCO: International Day of Education
www.un.int: First-ever International Day of Education

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