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November 5, 2018

How can educational technology support improve early grade reading outcomes? A recent report titled Technology-Based Innovations to Improve Early Grade Reading Outcomes in Developing Countries: Lessons from 11 All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Projects offers some ideas. The projects concentrated...

October 30, 2018

Cultivating Dynamic Educators: Case Studies in Teacher Behavior Change in Africa and Asia, a new book from RTI International, responds to growing recognition by international education professionals, policy makers and funding partners of the need for qualified teachers and interest in...

October 11, 2018

The deadline is fast approaching to submit proposals for the 2019 conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES). To assist the Global Reading Network community of practice in connecting with other people interested in presenting at the conference, we have created a Google doc for people to share...

October 8, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is in the process of developing an Agency Education Policy to replace the 2011-2015 USAID Education Strategy (extended through December 31, 2018). USAID seeks voluntary feedback on the draft of this new...

October 5, 2018

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics is developing, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a new Global Education Data Portal. Through October 7, feedback is being sought on the data needs and priorities of individuals and groups interested in global education. Access the survey...

October 1, 2018

USAID's Office of Education recently launched EducationLinks, USAID's newest knowledge and learning website for the education sector. EducationLinks is an engaging space developed...

September 28, 2018

To assist the Global Reading Network community of practice in connecting with other people interested in presenting at the annual conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) next April, we have created a Google doc for people to share their ideas and find fellow presenters. Click...

September 26, 2018

The African Education Research Database (AERD) offers a curated collection of more than 2,200 peer-reviewed studies with implications for education policy and practice conducted by researchers based in sub-Saharan Africa. It includes more than 100 studies relating to literacy, which may...

September 14, 2018

An article by Doug Trapp on the University Research Co., LLC (URC) website spotlights a new toolkit that describes how to use the principles of Universal Design for Learning to help learners with disabilities—and all children—learn to read. The long-anticipated “Universal Design for...

September 10, 2018

Although challenges remain in bringing literacy to all people across, progress has been made, according to a recent blog post by Rémy Habou on the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) website....

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