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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,...

April 5, 2018

A new guidebook commissioned jointly by All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) and Digital Learning for Development (DL4D) outlines key principles for developing digital games for developing countries. The Guide to Developing Digital Games for Early Grade Literacy in Developing Countries...

April 4, 2018

The U.S. Library of Congress invites 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...

April 3, 2018

UNESCO estimates that between 93 and 150 million children live with disabilities worldwide, and 90% of children with disabilities in the developing world are out of school. Furthermore, those who are enrolled in school often do not receive an education adapted to their specific needs. With that in mind, more efforts are needed...

March 30, 2018

Reminder: Today marks the deadline for submitting expressions of interest to provide consultancy services for a Certificate Course in Specialized Reading Instruction for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission. Working in close collaboration with the OECS Commission and others, the...

March 26, 2018

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission invites qualified institutions/consulting firms to submit expressions of interest to provide consultancy services for a Certificate Course in Specialized Reading Instruction. Working in close collaboration with the OECS Commission and others, the consultant will...

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