International Literacy Day!

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As our youth return to school and Unesco celebrates International Literacy Day on Monday September 8, it is an opportune time to reflect on the importance of educational, scientific and cultural developments.

Basic literacy skills among children and adults are paramount to communities and societies. 


We owe much to some amazing trendsetters, such as Helen Keller and Maria Montessori for their ground breaking efforts within education and Shakespeare, Twain and Dickens for their competencies within literary arenas.

NPG P301(19),Charles Dickens,by (George) Herbert Watkins
Charles Dickens
Helen Keller





This month, give students the task of choosing an amazing person in history to write an article on. Highlight what their contribution has been to literacy.

Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit.

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To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.

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