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Plan now to participate in these upcoming education celebrations:
January 24: International Day of Education: Proclaimed in December 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly, this new observance celebrates the role of education in peace and development. Learn more here.
February 1: World Read Aloud Day: Organized each year by the nonprofit organization LitWorld, this day encourages people across the globe to read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Find out how to join the celebration here.
February 21: International Mother Language Day: Observed every year since 2000, this celebration promotes linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The United Nations webpage for the event notes that “Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage.” To learn more, visit this webpage.