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November 21, 2017

 

UNESCO’s 2017/2018 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, released October 24, highlights the responsibility of governments to provide universal quality education and stresses that accountability is vital in achieving this...

November 13, 2017

 

Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in low-income countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education, recently celebrated two major milestones. To date, Room to Read has impacted 20,000 communities...

November 9, 2017

 

Approximately 60 attended a panel discussion on October 13 featuring noted education experts Dr. Harry Patrinos of the World Bank and Dr. Luis Crouch of RTI International. Hosted by the Global Reading Network at the Reading...

November 8, 2017

The submission deadline for the World Bank’s latest Results in Education for All Children (REACH) call for proposals is 6 PM EST on...

November 1, 2017

Everybody deserves access to high-quality reading materials. To address the lack of materials for children with print disabilities, including those...

October 27, 2017

Millions of young students in low- and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunities and lower wages later in life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to educate them to succeed. Warning of “a learning crisis” in global education, the World Bank’s “World Development Report 2018—LEARNING to...

October 20, 2017

The Global Reading Network’s popular webinar series resumes on Wednesday, October 25, with a program on “Assessing Oral Language, Reading Comprehension and Spelling Skills: Complements to the Early Grade Reading Assessment.” The webinar will take place from 10:00 - 11:00 AM (EDT).

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October 13, 2017

On October 2, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) and Pearson’s Project Literacy announced an upcoming global prize competition that seeks to increase the global supply of high-quality reading materials...

October 9, 2017

Register now to hear presentations by noted education experts Dr. Harry Patrinos and Dr. Luis Crouch on “New Evidence on the Impacts of Reading/Literacy: A Discussion with the Members of the Global Reading Network of Practice.” Hosted by GRN at the Reading within Reach headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the program will be...

October 6, 2017

 

Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face lost opportunities because their schools are failing to educate them to succeed in life, according to a new report from the World Bank. The report warns of a “learning crisis” in global education, saying that “schooling without learning” is a wasted...

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