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October 5, 2017

The Global Reading Network (GRN) cordially invites you to a presentation on Friday, October 13, by two of the world’s leading education advisors on complex educational systems change. The program will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in the offices of Reading within Reach, the USAID-funded initiative...

October 4, 2017

 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established World Teachers’ Day in 1994 to recognize the vital contributions that teachers make to global society. The celebration, which takes place on October 5 each year, honors the 1966...

September 26, 2017

A symposium series revolving around the theme “Philanthropy in Education: Global Trends, Regional Differences and Diverse Perspectives” launches in November. Cosponsored by NORRAG, the ...

September 25, 2017

 

Intensified conflict in the Kasai provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during the past year has displaced more than 850,000 children and destroyed more than 900 schools, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council. These children are part of the 7.4 million...

September 18, 2017

 

New York University has announced the second offering of the Massive Open Online Course, “The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development,” which begins the week of September 25 and runs until November 27.

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September 15, 2017

Creative Associates International seeks a senior reading specialist to be stationed in Abuja, Nigeria. The senior reading specialist will provide technical oversight and guidance to the Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus, which works to improve educational quality and...

September 15, 2017

 

Education-related events will be featured prominently during this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which begins in New York City on September 18. Sessions spotlight early childhood development, empowering girls through education, investing in the early...

September 6, 2017

 

Most people take being able to read and write for granted. But worldwide, more than 750 million people lack this ability, according to this ...

September 6, 2017

One highlight of International Literacy Day each year is the presentation of awards honoring outstanding literacy promotion programs. This year UNESCO has announced the following awards:

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September 1, 2017

In celebration of International Literacy Day, World Learning has scheduled an event on Tuesday, September 12, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. on the UNESCO global theme of “Literacy in a Digital World.” Presenters from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Education Development Center (...

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