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February 7, 2018

According to the United Nations, more than 50 percent of the world’s approximately 7,000 spoken languages are likely to die out within a few generations. Established in 2000, International Mother Language Day on February 21 celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity and emphasizes the protection of...

February 6, 2018

Reading rules in February! Here are two opportunities to celebrate.

With Valentine’s Day on February 14, love is in the air. It’s a time to celebrate the love of books as well, as February is “I Love to Read Month.” Many schools celebrate...

February 6, 2018

If you haven’t visited the Global Reading Network’s website in a while, you will find a variety of recently added resources to support people involved in early grade education worldwide. Here’s a sampling:

Universal Design for Learning to Help All Children...

February 5, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new campaign designed to share how the agency transforms lives, communities and economies. To learn more, visit the USAID website and scroll down the homepage to the USAID Transforms section, which includes an...

January 24, 2018

The gap in primary completion rates between children with and without disabilities has increased in recent decades, according to a new World Bank and Global Partnership for Education (GPE) report. The report, Disability...

January 24, 2018

Educators from across Africa gathered from December 6 – 8 in Dakar, Senegal, for a workshop addressing issues relating to national learning assessment systems in sub-Saharan Africa. The event was organized by the...

January 17, 2018

Commitments and progress in early childhood development ranked among the key global education issues of the past year, according to a recent blog written by Rebecca Winthrop of the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education. In “A review...

January 16, 2018

 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) welcomes proposals for symposia and workshops for Mobile Learning Week, UNESCO’s flagship ICT in education conference. The event is being...

January 12, 2018

Submission deadlines are fast approaching for two All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) grant competitions. January 19 marks the deadline for submitting applications for the ...

January 10, 2018

 

The International Literacy Association (ILA) has scheduled an online chat titled “What's Needed for Effective Early Literacy Instruction?” for January 11 at 8 p.m. ET. The chat features ILA Past...

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