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October 1, 2018

USAID's Office of Education recently launched EducationLinks, USAID's newest knowledge and learning website for the education sector. EducationLinks is an engaging space developed...

September 28, 2018

To assist the Global Reading Network community of practice in connecting with other people interested in presenting at the annual conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) next April, we have created a Google doc for people to share their ideas and find fellow presenters. Click...

September 27, 2018

Reading within Reach (REACH), in collaboration with the Global Reading Network, is organizing a series of in-person and online trainings on key issues in early grade reading programs. The purpose of these professional development opportunities is to provide participants with evidence-based information, guidance and practical...

September 26, 2018

The African Education Research Database (AERD) offers a curated collection of more than 2,200 peer-reviewed studies with implications for education policy and practice conducted by researchers based in sub-Saharan Africa. It includes more than 100 studies relating to literacy, which may...

September 24, 2018

Is your project putting in place what is needed to ensure timely procurement of high-quality, low-cost reading materials? On September 27 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, the Global Reading Network (GRN) is holding a virtual event on “Preparing for Successful Book Procurement.” This is...

September 21, 2018

RTI International will host an exploration of international education assessment on September 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Washington, DC. The event will begin with a discussion of vision and hearing screening in low- and middle-income countries. Representatives from RTI...

September 21, 2018

The Global Reading Network’s new Non-fiction Interest Group is preparing for its first meeting. To get the process started, Interest Group organizers Christabel Pinto of Room to Read and Emily Miksic of FHI 360 have prepared a brief survey to...

September 19, 2018

 

Every education system is only as good as the teachers who are in the classroom. With that in mind, Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) calls for a major increase in the supply of qualified teachers and more support from the international community for teacher training in developing countries.

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September 17, 2018

Is your project putting in place what is needed to ensure timely procurement of high-quality, low-cost reading materials? On September 27 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, the Global Reading Network (GRN) is holding a virtual event on “Preparing for Successful Book Procurement.” This is...

September 14, 2018

 

An article by Doug Trapp on the University Research Co., LLC (URC) website spotlights a new toolkit that describes how to use the principles of Universal Design for Learning to help learners with disabilities—and all children—learn to read. The long-anticipated “Universal Design...

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