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March 9, 2017

As the process of globalization continues, many languages are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. “When languages fade, so does the world’s rich tapestry of cultural diversity,” writes UN correspondent Akshan de Alwis in this...

March 6, 2017

“It is proven beyond doubt that when girls in the poorest countries go to school, their education improves the health, wealth and stability of not only their communities but their country as well,” according to this...

March 3, 2017

If you are attending the CIES conference next week, be sure to stop by the Global Reading Network’s booth (#41 and 42) to pick up our popular conference Passport. The Passport lists the times, titles and locations of workshops and sessions...

March 3, 2017

The purpose of the Global Reading Network’s (GRN) Steering Committee is to provide strategic direction to the network. The GRN is supported through Reading within Reach (REACH), a five-year initiative (2014-2018) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by University Research Co, LLC...

March 1, 2017

More than 100 people participated in person and online in the Global Reading Network’s day-long celebration of International Mother Language Day on February 22. The in-person event took place at University Research Co.,...

March 1, 2017

Last week, the Haiti Enabling Writers Workshop project launched with a blended training in Port au Prince. The Enabling Writers initiative is designed to train teams of local writers to produce hundreds of decodable and leveled books reflecting the cultures and languages of the young people who will read them. The initiative...

February 28, 2017

The deadline for submitting a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Early Childhood Education and Literacy Study award is 5:00 PM EST, March 3, 2017. Proposals are being solicited by the Reading within Reach (REACH) initiative, in collaboration with USAID and the World Bank. The estimated period...

February 17, 2017

The Reading within Reach (REACH) initiative, in collaboration with USAID and the World Bank, is pleased to announce the release of an amended Request for Proposals (RFP) for funding to support an Early Childhood Education and Literacy Study. The estimated period of performance for activities under the award...

February 16, 2017

Although there is no rigid recipe for success, researchers have identified a “secret sauce” of 14 core ingredients that appear to contribute to scaling quality learning, according to a report titled Millions...

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