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The Summit brings together leaders from 85 countries representing over two-thirds of the world’s population, and all with a single focus – advocating, championing and educating on the vital importance of improving literacy levels across the globe.

It’s the world’s largest gathering of international literacy specialists, including NGO leaders, researchers, academics, literacy entrepreneurs, education companies, publishers, practitioners, government representatives and most importantly the learners themselves. We will have over 600 delegates at the Summit and a further 40,000 people watching via our webinars.

It is a four-day global event, comprising of insight and inspiration from pioneers, policy makers, and experts. Many of the sessions are facilitated by the very people who are dealing first-hand with the issues presented.

This is the fourth Summit hosted biannually by the World Literacy Foundation, a leading international charity in the literacy sector with a commitment to building a literate world. Further information can be found at World Literacy Foundation

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The Summit brings together leaders from 85 countries representing over two-thirds of the world’s population, and all with a single focus – advocating, championing and educating on the vital importance of improving literacy levels across the globe. It’s the world’s largest gathering of international literacy specialists, including NGO leaders, researchers, academics, literacy entrepreneurs, education companies, publishers, practitioners, government representatives and most importantly the learners themselves. We will have over 600 delegates at the Summit and a further 40,000 people watching via our webinars. It is a four-day global event, comprising of insight and inspiration from pioneers, policy makers, and experts. Many of the sessions are facilitated by the very people who are dealing first-hand with the issues presented. This is the fourth Summit hosted biannually by the World Literacy Foundation, a leading international charity in the literacy sector with a commitment to building a literate world. Further information can be found at World Literacy Foundation What are the dates of the World Literacy Summit 2023? The next World Literacy Summit will take place in April 2023. Where is the conference? The conference will be held at Oxford University, United Kingdom. Who should attend the WLS 2023? WLS welcomes people from every part of the world who are passionate about global literacy, including NGO leaders, government representatives, researchers, academics and teachers, literacy entrepreneurs, education companies, reading specialists, literacy coaches, college/university faculty, school administrators, librarians, and most important the learners themselves. I have never attended a WLS before. What should I expect?

The World Literacy Summit is a space for delegates to collaborate, share ideas, and discuss knowledge between some of the world’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organisations, and pioneers. Where can I find the conference schedule? The conference schedule will be released in 2022 How can I engage with other delegates before, during and after the Summit? All delegates are encouraged to engage with other delegates through our social media, Twitter @litereacy_summit, LinkedIn, Facebook @WorldLiteracySummit, and Instagram @WorldLiteracySummit. During the event, delegates are able to communicate via the Summit’s App which will be released one month before the event. Remember to use the hashtags #WLS2 #LiteracySummit What is the World Literacy Summit App? This is an application that will make the most of your experience at the Summit, it will allow you to: Discover who is attending Connect with delegates Access presentations Create your own schedule Post videos and images Tour Oxford with our map The App is available on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. To download and use this App you must be a registered delegate.What is the registration/ticket fee? The registration ticket fee for the World Literacy Summit 2023 will be confirmed in 2022. Can anyone purchase tickets to the summit? Anyone who is interested and passionate about literacy and education is welcome to purchase a ticket to participate in the Summit. How can I purchase a registration ticket to the summit? You can visit our website to purchase the tickets and pay through PayPal or a credit card. If you wish to make payment by other methods, please email us to info@worldliteracysummit.org What is VAT and why is it being added to my registration fee? VAT or Valued-Added Tax is a form of consumption tax. Per the UK government, we are required to charge 20 per cent VAT for each registration purchased for the Summit. Overseas delegates must pay the VAT also, this will be charged on the invoice initially but can be reclaimed back from the UK VAT office for eligible delegates. Our VAT Registration Number is 174521316. What is the World Literacy Summit’s refund policy? The Summit ONLY offers refunds when the British Government do not approve your visa. If you are unable to attend for any other reasons, please contact info@worldliteracysummit.org for further information on registration transfers. Are registration transfers available? We understand delegates may not be able to attend for unforeseen circumstances. In this case, we offer registration transfers, please contact info@worldliteracysummit.org for further information.