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January 31, 2019

Organized each year by the nonprofit organization LitWorld, World Read Aloud Day encourages people across the globe to read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Find out how to join the celebration ...

January 30, 2019

Although 2018 was a year...

January 23, 2019

In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as the International Day of Education. This new celebration recognizes the importance of working to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels in order that all may have access to lifelong learning opportunities. Providing this...

January 17, 2019

Plan now to participate in these upcoming education celebrations:

January 24: International Day of Education: Proclaimed in December 2018 by...

January 16, 2019

Data are essential to provide a better understanding of the educational contexts in Africa, according to an article on the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) blog. This, in turn, helps make the system more innovative and effective in identifying trends and possibilities.

The article notes that the number of students...

December 5, 2018

Worldwide, 617 million children are not learning the basics in reading and math. That is just one of the sobering statistics highlighted in a new report titled SDG 4 Data Digest 2018: Data to Nurture Learning. The report was prepared by UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics and launched December 3 as ministers and...

December 3, 2018

Worldwide, between 15% and 20% of people have some sort of physical or mental disability. With that in mind, the United Nations established the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 1992 to promote the rights and well-being...

November 19, 2018

On November 15, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new education policy to guide the Agency's investments in international education. This new policy will focus resources on programs that produce measurable learning outcomes for students.

The new education policy highlights key...

November 19, 2018

On November 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. ET, Reading within Reach (REACH) will offer the last in a six-part webinar series on Early Grade Reading Program Design and Implementation: Best Practices and Resources for Success. The final webinar focuses on program design, expansion and sustainability.

The free...

November 7, 2018

Access to quality education is imperative in low-resource countries, and language of instruction is a key aspect. This is the focus of a forthcoming book titled Multilingual Learning in Low-Resource Contexts: Opportunities and Obstacles, edited by Elizabeth J. Erling and John Clegg. The editors are currently seeking...

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