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August 9, 2018

As education stakeholders work to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4, which calls for a quality education for every child by 2030, one challenge is monitoring progress. A series of four blog posts by Silvia Montoya, director of UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics (UIS), describes four new...

August 8, 2018

The Reading within Reach (REACH) initiative, in collaboration with the Global Reading Network (GRN), is developing an Early Grade Reading Classroom Observation Toolkit to provide guidance and resources to support the development, application and use of classroom observation in EGR programs.

To ensure...

July 22, 2018

The Global Reading Network invites you to take part in a live/virtual community of practice event on August 7 spotlighting the Global Digital Library (GDL). The live event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University Research Co., LLC office in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Others can participate virtually using...

July 18, 2018

To help stakeholders around the world gather, understand and use data tools to assist in meeting Sustainable Development Goal 4 (ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all), UNESCO’...

July 11, 2018

In observance of World Refugee Day on June 20, Save the Children issued a report titled Time to Act: A Costed Plan to Deliver Quality Education to Every Last Refugee Child. The report’s authors noted that more than half of the world’s school-age refugee children—3.7 million—are not in school, and without access to...

July 10, 2018

The Global Reading Network invites you to take part in a live/virtual community of practice event on August 7 spotlighting the Global Digital Library (GDL). The live event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University Research Co., LLC office in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Others can participate virtually using...

July 9, 2018

On June 26, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) announced the winners of the first phase of Sign On For Literacy, a global competition to source technology-based innovations that...

July 6, 2018

On July 13, the Center for Universal Education at Brookings is holding a public event in Washington, D.C. to discuss results and learnings relating to the world’s first development impact bond in education. The impact bond provides financing for...

July 6, 2018

As governments pursue United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all, they need effective ways of tracking equity in access to education and in learning. A recent blog post by Ben Alcott, Pauline Rose, Ricardo...

June 27, 2018

 

USAID’s Global Development Lab seeks entries for the second annual Digital Development Awards. These awards will recognize recent or current USAID-funded activities that use digital technology to support the strategy, design and implementation of a USAID activity. All applications will be assessed in consideration of...

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