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Sep 2007 Strategic Forum

International Literacy Day 2007

This event took place on 10th September 2007 at 10:30am (09:30 GMT)
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
At least one billion people around the world can't read or write. In the Berrill Lecture Theatre you can be part of forming the OU's contribution to the solution.

To mark International Literacy Day 2007, the Strategic Forum will hear from:

Mr Koichiro Matsuura (Director-General, UNESCO)
Mr Alan Wells OBE (Education Consultant)
Ms Julia Strong (National Literacy Trust)
Mr Adam Nichols (Changemakers)
Mr George MacFarlane (OUSA)
Lord Puttnam of Queensgate CBE (Chancellor of the OU).

The Strategic Forum is an opportunity for all staff and students in the University to engage with the many critical issues surrounding literacy.

Presentations Available to view or download here:

Current Issues in UK Literacy by Alan Wells OBE
The Historical Context of Literacy by Professor David Vincent
What do Students Volunteer for by George Macfarlane

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