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May 8, 2018

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD), Pearson and Project Literacy recently announced two winners of its global Book Boost: Access for All Challenge, designed to spur innovation that optimizes the production process...

May 7, 2018

Scope of Work and Objective: Under this Scope of Work, the...

May 3, 2018

To help decrease the gender gap in technology use throughout the world, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the WomenConnect Challenge—a global call for solutions to improve women’s participation in everyday life by meaningfully changing the ways women and girls access and use technology...

April 27, 2018

April 30 marks the deadline for organizations committed to the advancement of literacy to apply for the 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. Created and supported by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, the Literacy Awards Program is designed to broaden and stimulate public understanding of the essential role of literacy in...

April 26, 2018

The Global Digital Library (GDL) launched today with an event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The GDL aims to promote early-grade literacy worldwide by making storybooks and other reading materials available in more than 100 languages by 2020. All GDL resources are free and available in digital and print-ready form. The Norwegian...

April 24, 2018

Even as technology revolutionizes the world, 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries still do not own mobile phones, and the gap between the number of men and women using the Internet has grown steadily over the past three years. To help address this issue, USAID has launched the WomenConnect Challenge—a global...

April 13, 2018

Reminder: Sunday, April 15, marks the application deadline from a call for reading/literacy researchers. The Global Reading Network (GRN) and the Central American and Caribbean Early Literacy Network seek local reading/literacy researchers from five LAC countries to develop a long-term research proposal and...

April 12, 2018

A new article from the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) blog recommends a consultative approach in bringing high-quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) to scale in developing countries. The article discusses GPE’s new Better Learning and Development at Scale (BELDS) initiative, which aims to help improve ECCE...

April 10, 2018

The Global Reading Network (GRN) and the Central American and Caribbean Early Literacy Network are seeking local reading/literacy researchers from five LAC countries to develop a long-term research proposal and related country-based policy briefs focused on gaps identified by AIR’s LAC Reads Capacity Program...

April 9, 2018

“Giving the child a world-class education is our aim. In Nigeria, we talk about availability of resources that we have, but our tomorrow is really the Nigerian child. That is why education ought to be our paramount focus.” Mrs. Oludolapo Odunlami, the Proprietress of Rainbow College, Lagos, Nigeria,...

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