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February 15, 2017

Representatives of the world’s nine most populous countries recently signed a declaration promising to cooperate more closely to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The declaration took place at the end of...

February 14, 2017

The use of mother tongue languages to facilitate literacy and learning has become an increasingly important topic. Recognizing the need to discuss and learn more about efforts to use children’s familiar languages in school, the Global Reading Network invites you to celebrate...

February 7, 2017

The Global Reading Network and the overarching Reading Within Reach (REACH) initiative seek a dedicated Research Manager (position filled!).

February 6, 2017

To help people organize their time at the upcoming Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference in March, the Global Reading Network once again will prepare a conference Passport listing sessions relating to early grade...

February 5, 2017

 

How can education systems support peace and reconciliation in fragile settings where there is ethnic and religious diversity? Can education materialsproduced for a linguistically diverse society also carry messages about the need to respect diversity and build social cohesion? This workshop offers one step in that ...

February 2, 2017

Although International Women’s Day isn’t until March 8, more than 80 celebrities including Natalie Portman, Lady Gaga, Charlize Theron, Robin Wright and Isla Fisher have banded together to sign an open letter that addresses the lack of education available to many girls worldwide. The letter is part of a campaign organized by...

February 1, 2017

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR) and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) have announced a compilation of digital libraries on the ACR website. On a single page, users can link to eight...

January 31, 2017

Early literacy was rated as the most important topic in education by more than 1,500 respondents to the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) “What’s Hot in Literacy” 2017 report, and it also ranked among the top five “hot,” or trending, topics. Other top-five important topics in the survey included...

January 30, 2017

“Education is the most empowering force in the world,” said Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt in a speech at the Education World Forum on January 23. “It creates knowledge, builds confidence and breaks down barriers to...

January 24, 2017

Mother languages in a multilingual approach are essential components of quality education, which is itself the foundation for empowering women and men and their societies,” says UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova. International Mother Language Day on February 21 recognizes the critical importance of mother languages...

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