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November 1, 2017

Everybody deserves access to high-quality reading materials. To address the lack of materials for children with print disabilities, including those...

October 27, 2017

Millions of young students in low- and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunities and lower wages later in life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to educate them to succeed. Warning of “a learning crisis” in global education, the World Bank’s “World Development Report 2018—LEARNING to...

October 20, 2017

The Global Reading Network’s popular webinar series resumes on Wednesday, October 25, with a program on “Assessing Oral Language, Reading Comprehension and Spelling Skills: Complements to the Early Grade Reading Assessment.” The webinar will take place from 10:00 - 11:00 AM (EDT).

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October 13, 2017

On October 2, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) and Pearson’s Project Literacy announced an upcoming global prize competition that seeks to increase the global supply of high-quality reading materials...

October 9, 2017

Register now to hear presentations by noted education experts Dr. Harry Patrinos and Dr. Luis Crouch on “New Evidence on the Impacts of Reading/Literacy: A Discussion with the Members of the Global Reading Network of Practice.” Hosted by GRN at the Reading within Reach headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the program will be...

October 6, 2017

 

Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face lost opportunities because their schools are failing to educate them to succeed in life, according to a new report from the World Bank. The report warns of a “learning crisis” in global education, saying that “schooling without learning” is a wasted...

October 6, 2017

October 11 marks the deadline for submitting program proposals for the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), which is scheduled for March 25 – 29, 2018, in Mexico City. The conference revolves around the theme “Re-...

October 5, 2017

The Global Reading Network (GRN) cordially invites you to a presentation on Friday, October 13, by two of the world’s leading education advisors on complex educational systems change. The program will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in the offices of Reading within Reach, the USAID-funded initiative...

October 4, 2017

 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established World Teachers’ Day in 1994 to recognize the vital contributions that teachers make to global society. The celebration, which takes place on October 5 each year, honors the 1966...

September 26, 2017

A symposium series revolving around the theme “Philanthropy in Education: Global Trends, Regional Differences and Diverse Perspectives” launches in November. Cosponsored by NORRAG, the ...

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