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I can’t read or write, but I can cook

I can’t read or write, but I can cook

Ending adult illiteracy is the motivation behind UK Reads drive to support childhood literacy; to break the cycle of illiteracy in the UK. That’s why we are working to improve children’s reading standards with a greater urgency following the impact of the pandemic on literacy levels. We support the BBC ‘The Word Matters Project’ and this article highlights the struggles…

Lead by Example

Lead by Example

Adults who actively engage in reading for pleasure help students to develop key literacy skills. Parents tend to complain that their children are not reading enough, especially those in secondary school. Pressures of General Certificate of Education (GCSE) and A-Level exams in the United Kingdom take over reading for pleasure and, if ever loved, it has been consigned to a…

Education is a Human Right

Education is a Human Right

“Give me educated mothers I shall promise you the birth of a civilized educated nation” -Napoleon Learning from Day One In life, education is like water – a necessity. It helps to transform a baby into a thriving adult. In the first moments of life, a baby does not know how to walk, how to eat, how to run. Gradually,…

Education, Innovation and Critical Thinking

Education, Innovation and Critical Thinking

  The damages caused as a result of the COVID-19 crisis are continuing to escalate in all economies of the world. African economies are no exception. Despite the bold interventions of some African states, the coronavirus crisis continues to worsen and its impact is not only limited to health and working methods, but also extends to food, national and international…