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Back to 1967! We are in Iran, where a group of women are taking part in a sewing class taught alongside literacy classes as part of the work-orientated Adult Literacy Pilot Project.

The Experimental World Literacy Programme was established following the First World Congress of Ministers of Education on the Eradication of Illiteracy in Tehran in 1965.

The conference defined the concept of “functional literacy” and its links to economic development.


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Photo credit: © UNESCO/R. Greenough 📸📸📸

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