Education and Early Childhood Development
January 26, 2018

Minister Kirby to Celebrate National Family Literacy Day

The Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, will visit St. Andrew’s Elementary school Monday, January 29, at 8:45 a.m. to celebrate National Family Literacy Day. St. Andrew’s Elementary is located at 141 University Avenue, St. John’s.

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family.

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Media contact
Debbie Marnell
Education and Early Childhood Development
709-729-1906, 699-9048
debbiemarnell@gov.nl.ca

2018 01 26                              3:05 p.m.