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May 6, 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development information, the Global Reading Network (GRN) will offer two webinars in May spotlighting the topic of materials and technology in early grade reading, which is becoming an increasingly important topic globally...

May 3, 2017

Jennifer Gerst, Project Director for Reading within Reach (REACH) and Director of the Global Reading Network Community of Practice, is one of the speakers at Language in Education: New Conversations about Tough Questions and Promising Approaches, hosted by FHI 360 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM on Friday, May 12. The event will take...

April 11, 2017
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April 10, 2017

An estimated 250 million children around the world lack foundational reading skills. The Global Reading Network (GRN) is working to remedy this critical problem by connecting donors, government agencies, organizations and individuals who have an interest in improving the literacy lives of children everywhere. Toward this end,...

April 7, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) recently approved a new financing and funding framework to support global education. The framework’s purpose is to increase GPE’s support to developing countries, as well as to drive greater and better coordinated public and private financing for global...

April 7, 2017


By Deepa Srikantaiah, Amy Pallangyo and Aristarick Lyimo, Reading within REACH/Global Reading Network

In rural Malawi, a six-year-old girl finishes her day at school, but when she comes back home her day of learning to read isn’t over. There’s a learning camp happening in her...

April 6, 2017

Two recent articles stress the vital importance of strong teachers as a key element for promoting student achievement. Speaking in Australia recently, OECD education chief Andreas Schleicher said that the key to improving education lies in having great teachers and high-quality teaching strategies. Providing teachers with less...

March 29, 2017

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference, held earlier in March, provided a wealth of valuable information. With that in mind, the Global Reading Network hosted a post-CIES webinar on Wednesday, March 22. The webinar highlighted main discussions from...

March 29, 2017

In order to ensure the broadest possible participation from interested parties across the globe, the Global Reading Network has extended the deadline for submitting nominations to serve on GRN’s Steering Committee until April 24, 2017.


GRN’s Steering Committee provides strategic direction to...

March 28, 2017

Beginning March 27th, 2017 University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its not-for-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), have moved their global headquarters to a new address:

5404 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815-3594

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