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January 24, 2018

The gap in primary completion rates between children with and without disabilities has increased in recent decades, according to a new World Bank and Global Partnership for Education (GPE) report. The report, Disability...

January 17, 2018

Commitments and progress in early childhood development ranked among the key global education issues of the past year, according to a recent blog written by Rebecca Winthrop of the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education. In “A review...

January 16, 2018

 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) welcomes proposals for symposia and workshops for Mobile Learning Week, UNESCO’s flagship ICT in education conference. The event is being...

January 12, 2018

Submission deadlines are fast approaching for two All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) grant competitions. January 19 marks the deadline for submitting applications for the ...

January 10, 2018

 

The International Literacy Association (ILA) has scheduled an online chat titled “What's Needed for Effective Early Literacy Instruction?” for January 11 at 8 p.m. ET. The chat features ILA Past...

December 26, 2017

 

As part of its efforts to foster knowledge sharing and evidence building among the Community of Practice (CoP), the Global Reading Network has developed a research agenda for 2018. The goal is to support collaborative research activities in order to consolidate...

December 21, 2017

 

On December 11, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Michael Klecheski led the ceremonial handover of 1.1 million books to the Philippines Department of Education. The donation is part of the U.S. government’s continuing early grade...

December 20, 2017

Rebecca Vukovic of Teacher Magazine compiled a list of notable quotes from 2017 pertaining to education. Here are a few that may be of special interest to the Global Reading Network’s Community of Practice.

“It should break all of our hearts that hundreds of millions of children, in many parts of the world, are...

December 14, 2017

 

“Around the world, hundreds of millions of children are either not receiving basic schooling, or are attending schools but not learning,” wrote Malawi President Peter Mutharika in a recent article published on the Project...

December 11, 2017

Health and education are the strongest drivers of economic growth for nations, according to Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank. Speaking at the Reaching the Last Mile forum, held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in November, Kim said that the World Bank was planning to...

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