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  • Scaling Up/Scalability
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Teaching/Learning Materials

Going to Scale: Nurturing the Roots of Education Innovation in Africa

By: Joel Samoff, Martial Dembele, E Molapi Sebatane

January 1, 2011

There are few documented cases of pilot education reforms in Africa that have been effectively scaled up to become nation-wide programmes.

Local Leadership|Innovation|Sustainability

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

eEGRA

By: Education Development Center

July 1, 2010

eEGRA is a free electronic tool that is easy to use and has the ability to help teachers and administrators evaluate the literacy level of their students instantly.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Technology

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Worldreader eReaders and Books

By: Worldreader

March 1, 2010

Worldreader is on a mission to bring digital books to every child and their family, so that they can improve their lives. As of May 2015, Worldreader has shipped and delivered over 9,000 e-readers and over one million books to 133 schools and libraries in Africa.

Reading to Learn|Books

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Education Survey Course

By: RTI International

January 1, 2010

The Education Survey Course was a one week introductory course on education surveys and statistics that had two primary goals. First, it sought to train education officials on how to design and carry out education surveys to collect baseline or monitoring data.

Ministry of Education|Impact evaluations

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Why and How Africa Should Invest in African Languages and Multilingual Education

By: Adama Ouane, Christine Glanz

January 1, 2010

In a 1953 landmark publication, UNESCO underscored the importance of educating children in their mother-tongue (UNESCO, 1953).

Mother Tongue|multilingualism

Region: Global

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Manuel pour L'evaluation des Competences Fondamentales en Lecture [Early Grade Reading Assessment Toolkit, French adaptation]

By: RTI International

July 9, 2009

Ce document fournit des informations détaillées sur la façon d'élaborer et de mettre en œuvre des évaluations des compétences fondamentales en lecture dans la langue française. [This resource document provides detailed information on how to develop and implement early reading assessments in the French language.]

Region: Global

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Early Grade Reading Assessment Toolkit

By: RTI International

March 30, 2009

The Early Grade Reading Assessment Toolkit was developed to meet a need for guidance regarding the potential uses (and misuses) of EGRA. The 95-page resource document provides detailed information on how to develop and implement early reading assessments.

early grade reading|EGRA

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support
  • Policy and finance

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Steps Towards Learning: A Guide to Overcoming Language Barriers in Children's Education

By: Helen Pinnock

January 1, 2009

Intended for anyone involved in education where children’s mother tongue is not used in school.  It will be particularly useful to local, district and provincial education officials, as well as school principals, teachers and education programme staff in non-governmental organisations.

Mother Tongue|multilingualism|Parental Engagement

Region: Global

Topics

  • Policy and finance

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

First Principles for Early Grades Reading Programs in Developing Countries

By: Kathy RoskosStrickland, Dorothy; Haase, Janeen; Malik, Sakil, Dorothy Strickland, Janeen Haase, Sakil Malik

January 1, 2009

Intended for national policymakers and global education project developers and implementers as a guide to incorporating reading and literacy into new projects and developing effective early grades reading programs.

Learning Environment|School Effectiveness

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language
  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Policy and finance

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings

By: Kimmo Kosonen, Catherine Young, Susan Malone

January 1, 2007

This resource presents the outcomes of a four-day workshop on Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings. It begins with two resource papers: one focusing on linguistic diversity, literacy and education, and the other on approaches to education in ethnic minority communities.

multilingualism|Teacher Training

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