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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. 

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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...

May 18, 2017

 

In celebration of UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, the nonprofit Akshara Foundation is conducting a campaign to provide 900 workbooks for 900 children to help them perfect their written English skills. For the last...

May 15, 2017

 

Registration is open for “How Children in Developing Countries Learn to Read,” a fully online, university-accredited professional development course starting May 22, 2017. This is the foundation course of the Early Grade Reading Graduate Certificate offered by the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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May 12, 2017

“The way that I like to describe our work is to think about a staircase,” said Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in a recent interview on WBEZ’s “World View” program. “Every country needs a strong education system, which means that they need a staircase where kids can start on the bottom step and...

May 11, 2017

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist and champion of women’s education, has been named a UN Messenger of Peace, becoming the youngest person ever to receive the world body’s highest honor.  She accepted the role with a special focus on girls’ education, according to the BBC. “Once you educate girls, you change the whole...

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