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June 28, 2019

A USAID-supported study in Zambia on the amount of time that 2nd and 3rd graders spent reading with relatives found a positive and significant, but relatively small, correlation between time spent reading with family members and EGRA scores. The study found that sisters are the relative spending the most...

June 27, 2019

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has announced a call for expressions of interest to select regional learning partners (RLPs) for its Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) initiative. Implemented by Canada’s...

June 26, 2019

The 2019 Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance seeks program proposals for this year’s symposium, which will be held October 9-11, 2019, in Washington, DC. The symposium revolves around the theme of “Digital Literacy and Skills for Education and Development.”

The symposium seeks presentation proposals that address...

June 24, 2019

As part of REACH’s ongoing effort to support early grade reading improvement globally, you are invited to attend a five-part online professional development series: Early Grade Reading Program Design and Implementation: Best Practices and Resources for Success. This series of two-hour “short courses” focuses on...

June 12, 2019

 

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), there are currently more than 25 million refugees worldwide. More than half of these are under the age of 18.

To raise awareness of this situation, the United Nations established World Refugee Day...

June 6, 2019

Register now for a webinar on June 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. focusing on Adapting EGRA to Include Sign Language. Join All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge (ACR GCD) for Development, Josh Josa, disability inclusive education portfolio lead at ...

May 21, 2019

“Early Literacy and Multilingual Education in South Asia,” a new report from UNICEF ROSA, analyzes the varying language situations in South Asia and the existing policies and practices regarding languages as the medium of instruction and as subjects in primary education curriculum. It outlines a set of research-driven...

May 20, 2019

On May 14, the Global Digital Library (GDL) launched a developer platform. The goal of the portal is to enable communities of developers, designers and content providers to reuse software, content and design elements from the GDL in new projects. GDL hopes that this open approach to...

May 16, 2019

Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, 16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

With that in mind, UNESCO established a Prize for Girls’ and...

May 15, 2019

The LAC Reads Capacity Program is offering three free webinars focused on reading comprehension that will be offered in Spanish and are open to the public. The first one will be on May 17th and is focused on the Simple View of Reading as it relates to reading comprehension....

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