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October 15, 2019

Across the world, millions of children have few or no books in languages they use and understand, which limits their access to literacy and quality education. For the more than 93 million children with disabilities, the shortage of books is even more severe. Since research shows that children experience greater reading success...

October 14, 2019

UNESCO invites applications for this year’s ICT in Education Prize, which revolves around the theme “The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to innovate education, teaching, and learning.” The 2019 prize will honor programs that use AI-powered solutions to: 1) enhance education; 2) improve...

October 8, 2019

Join Reading within Reach (REACH) on October 24 for a closing event, “Reflections and Future Goals.” The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th...

October 7, 2019

The deadline has been extended to October 11 for participating in USAID’s questionnaire and tool submission to gather information about tools used for disability data collection in early...

September 30, 2019

The Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) has extended to October 1 its Call for Contributions for its 2020 conference, which will be held March 22-26 in Miami, Florida. CIES seeks the following types of proposals: Refereed Round-Table Presentation (individual submission); Refereed Round-Table Session (group...

September 19, 2019

A recent video from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) spotlights the USAID Education Policy, which was released in November 2018. The policy supports the...

September 16, 2019

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) has unveiled the new AllChildrenReading.org website. The revamped website includes feature articles, updates, user-friendly navigation, and more. A joint initiative of USAID,...

September 11, 2019

The Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) has issued a Call for Contributions for its 2020 conference, which will be held March 22-26 in Miami, Florida. CIES seeks the following types of proposals: Refereed Round-Table Presentation (individual submission); Refereed Round-Table Session (group submission);...

September 6, 2019

For more than 50 years, the world has celebrated the importance of literacy each year on September 8 through the observance of International Literacy Day, sponsored by UNESCO. This year’s celebration focuses on “Literacy and Multilingualism.” UNESCO will commemorate ILD with events on September 9. Other celebrations are...

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