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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....

September 7, 2018

Every year on September 8, the world honors the power of reading through the observance of International Literacy Day. UNESCO sponsors the annual celebration, which this year revolves around the theme of “Literacy and Skills Development.”

Learn more about International Literacy Day...

September 7, 2018

In recognition of International Literacy Day, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) will present a webinar titled “How Technology Can Transform Child Literacy in...

August 28, 2018

The Brookings Institution, Center for Universal Education is hiring four local national consultants to support its ongoing Millions Learning project. In both Cote d’Ivoire and Jordan, Brookings is hiring two individuals—a Scaling...

August 27, 2018

Something as simple as providing a supportive environment can make a big difference in the education of children with disabilities, according to a recent article by Mark Waltham on the UNICEF blog. The article goes on to talk about how children with disabilities are more likely to be excluded from school that their peers...

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