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June 20, 2017

 

This month’s GRN webinars spotlight the critical issue of Disabilities in Reading. On June 7, more than 60 people listened as Joshua Josa of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided an overview of USAID’s work on inclusive education. Then Corinne Vinopol...

June 19, 2017

 

The amount of aid allocated to education has fallen for six years in a row, according to a new policy paper published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report. The report, titled Aid to Education is Stagnating and Not Going to Countries Most in Need, states that total aid to education stands at US$...

June 15, 2017

In March 2017, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) launched a new tool to support partner countries in addressing gender equality as they prepare or revise their education sector plans. The launch of Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive...

June 14, 2017

 

The two most recent blog posts on the Global Reading Network’s website address digital book production and the importance of nonfiction.

The post on digital book production is drawn from GRN’s May 10th webinar on e-materials. More than 100 attendees tuned in to hear representatives from three...

June 9, 2017

 

“Never stop learning and never stop dreaming. Never lose hope.” This ending from a letter written by Muzoon Almellehan, a teenage refugee from Syria, serves as a...

June 8, 2017

 

More than a quarter of the population in Africa had access to the Internet in 2016, according to a new report titled Internet for Education in Africa...

June 5, 2017

 

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development opportunities, the Global Reading Network...

June 1, 2017

What are the key trends in girls’ education? An article by Christina Kwauk, Amanda Braga, and Nora Fyles in the Stanford Social Innovation Review examines changes in girls’ education in recent years and looks at strategies to consider. The article is based on a survey conducted by the...

May 22, 2017

After looking at a global perspective regarding e-Materials and Technology in the Global Reading Network’s webinar on May 10th, a second webinar scheduled from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EDT on May 24th will explore opportunities and challenges for e-Materials in the countries of India and Zambia. 

Our colleagues from EDC -...

May 19, 2017

 

Ensuring education for every child represents “the civil rights struggle of our time,” says Gordon Brown, the United Nations special envoy for global education...

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