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September 15, 2017

 

Education-related events will be featured prominently during this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which begins in New York City on September 18. Sessions spotlight early childhood development, empowering girls through education, investing in the early...

September 6, 2017

 

Most people take being able to read and write for granted. But worldwide, more than 750 million people lack this ability, according to this ...

September 6, 2017

One highlight of International Literacy Day each year is the presentation of awards honoring outstanding literacy promotion programs. This year UNESCO has announced the following awards:

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September 1, 2017

In celebration of International Literacy Day, World Learning has scheduled an event on Tuesday, September 12, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. on the UNESCO global theme of “Literacy in a Digital World.” Presenters from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Education Development Center (...

August 29, 2017

 

Persons with Print Disabilities (PWPD) in Asia, particularly in the Philippines, will have greater access to books, thanks to two trainings on a process for converting books into formats that people with various print disabilities can access. These trainings were organized in December 2016 and April 2017 by the...

August 28, 2017

 

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August 28, 2017

RTI International seeks candidates for a Senior Education Management Information System (EMIS) Advisor for a USAID-funded Early Grade Education project in Tanzania – Tusome Pamoja. Tusome Pamoja is a five-year,...

August 16, 2017

While more than three-quarters of Malawi’s primary-school age children attend school, fewer than 10 percent attend secondary school. Fewer girls than boys make it to that next level of schooling. One key reason is the long distance they must walk to reach the nearest school.

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August 14, 2017

 

For children who have experienced the trauma of war and displacement, education can be life-saving, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)....

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