6 episodes

Welcome to Beyond Words, an open space where experts and changemakers in the literacy and education sector discuss the latest news, trends, and challenges in creating a literate world where everyone has the opportunity to acquire literacy skills to reach their full potential. 
Presented by World Literacy Summit, the largest global gathering of literacy specialists. Learn more: https://www.worldliteracysummit.org/

Beyond Words World Literacy Summit

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Welcome to Beyond Words, an open space where experts and changemakers in the literacy and education sector discuss the latest news, trends, and challenges in creating a literate world where everyone has the opportunity to acquire literacy skills to reach their full potential. 
Presented by World Literacy Summit, the largest global gathering of literacy specialists. Learn more: https://www.worldliteracysummit.org/

    The World's Largest Book-Sharing Movement | Little Free Library | Greig Metzger 

    The World's Largest Book-Sharing Movement | Little Free Library | Greig Metzger 

    We will interview the Director of Little Free Library, a project aiming to fill the book deserts with over 100,000 Little Free Libraries worldwide in more than 100 countries. This project impacts thousands of people, increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds!

    • 23 min
    Student Engagement Trough Popular Culture and Digital Literacy | Dr. Leslie Haas and Dr. Jill Tussey

    Student Engagement Trough Popular Culture and Digital Literacy | Dr. Leslie Haas and Dr. Jill Tussey

    In our latest episode, we interview two great educators and academics, Dr. Leslie Haas and Dr. Jill Tussey, to discuss about student engagement and motivation through digital literacy and popular culture.

    Beyond the Words is a literacy podcast by World Literacy Foundation and World Literacy Summit where literacy experts and change-makers discuss the challenges in creating a literate world.

    • 27 min
    Empowering Girls Through Education, Water and Healthcare | Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

    Empowering Girls Through Education, Water and Healthcare | Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

    We interview the CEO and Founder of Malaika, a nonprofit organization empowering girls and their communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through enhanced access to education, water, and healthcare. Malaika won the 2021 World Literacy Awards for its outstanding contribution to literacy by an organization and is creating the next generation of changemakers.

    • 19 min
    Encouraging a Love of Reading | Dr. Rana Dajani

    Encouraging a Love of Reading | Dr. Rana Dajani

    Listen to Dr. Rana Dajani, a passionate scientific woman who back in 2006, started establishing libraries in every neighborhood in Jordan, encouraging reading aloud to children. Today, she is the founder of We Love Reading, an organization that promotes a love for reading in children and is present in over 55 countries.

    • 26 min
    Changing Children's Lives Through Literacy | Andrew Kay

    Changing Children's Lives Through Literacy | Andrew Kay

    In our first episode, we interview the CEO and founder of the World Literacy Foundation, Andrew Kay- a passionate man working tirelessly since 2003 to help get books in the hands of children with limited resources across the world.

    • 16 min
    A literacy podcast by The World Literacy Summit

    A literacy podcast by The World Literacy Summit

    Welcome to Beyond Words from World Literacy Summit. In this open space, experts and changemakers in the literacy and education sector discuss the latest news, trends, and challenges in creating a literate world. Join us in this 20 minutes journey to build a literate world. Subscribe today to do not miss an episode.

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