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June 29, 2017

With more than 260 million children and young people throughout the world not in school, the need to provide support for education globally is more important than ever. In a new article appearing in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Justin W. van Fleet and Liesbet Steer, co-directors of the...

June 28, 2017

Global poverty could be cut by more than half if all adults finished secondary school, according to a new paper released by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report. This translates to 420 million people being lifted out of poverty. The paper is titled...

June 22, 2017

 

Earlier this year, superstar singer Rihanna, the Global Ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), traveled to Malawi to visit key educators, the Malawian...

June 20, 2017

 

This month’s GRN webinars spotlight the critical issue of Disabilities in Reading. On June 7, more than 60 people listened as Joshua Josa of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided an overview of USAID’s work on inclusive education. Then Corinne Vinopol...

June 19, 2017

 

The amount of aid allocated to education has fallen for six years in a row, according to a new policy paper published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report. The report, titled Aid to Education is Stagnating and Not Going to Countries Most in Need, states that total aid to education stands at US$...

June 15, 2017

In March 2017, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) launched a new tool to support partner countries in addressing gender equality as they prepare or revise their education sector plans. The launch of Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive...

June 14, 2017

 

The two most recent blog posts on the Global Reading Network’s website address digital book production and the importance of nonfiction.

The post on digital book production is drawn from GRN’s May 10th webinar on e-materials. More than 100 attendees tuned in to hear representatives from three...

June 9, 2017

 

“Never stop learning and never stop dreaming. Never lose hope.” This ending from a letter written by Muzoon Almellehan, a teenage refugee from Syria, serves as a...

June 8, 2017

 

More than a quarter of the population in Africa had access to the Internet in 2016, according to a new report titled Internet for Education in Africa...

June 5, 2017

 

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development opportunities, the Global Reading Network...

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