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Teaching Numeracy in Pre-School and Early Grades in Low-Income Countries

By: GIZ

November 1, 2014

This desk study addresses the development of numeracy in the early years of childhood and schooling in the context of low-income countries.

Teaching and Learning|Numeracy

Region: Global

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  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Sesame Street: Promoting Early Math for Little Learners Around the World

By: Abigail Bucuvalas, Autumn Zitani

October 8, 2014

The October Numeracy webinar will focus on Sesame Street: Promoting Early Math for Little Learners Around the World. The webinar will emphasize the development of math content for pre-primary learners, with the caveat that early primary grade children frequently watch the Sesame co-productions in developing countries. The presenters will discuss the challenge of adapting best practices for diverse contexts, including the adaptation of the US educational framework for global use.  

Numeracy Webinar|Numeracy

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Incentives and Accountability in Early Grade Reading

By: Gustavo Arcia, Alicia Menendez

September 18, 2014

This September workshop and webinar, hosted by The Global Reading Network in collaboration with USAID, focuses on the use of incentives and accountability to improve early grade reading programs.

GRN Webinar|Incentives|Teacher Accountability

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment
  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Working Towards a Post-2015 Agenda – Measurement of Learning in Numeracy and Beyond

By: Albert Motivans, Luis Crouch

September 3, 2014

As the Millennium Development Goals sunset in 2015 and the Education for All goals are reviewed, the education sector has a unique opportunity to influence the new global development agenda and raise the profile of global education – not only in terms of access to quality education, but also with regards to learning. As a consequence, considerable discussions have emerged around measuring and monitoring learning outcomes.

Numeracy Webinar|Post-2015

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Nigeria Reading and Access Research Activity May 2014 Instruments

By: RTI International 

August 21, 2014

In May and June 2014, the Nigeria Reading and Access Research Activity (RARA) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) administered the early grade reading assessment (EGRA) in Hausa and English to 3,803 pupils in Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, and Katsina states.

EGRA|RARA|Reading|Multi-languages|multilingualism

Region: Nigeria

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  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

The Whole Teacher Approach – Training Teachers of Young Children in Mathematics

By: Jennifer McCray

August 6, 2014

Teaching is incredibly difficult work, but training teachers and expecting them to adjust their teaching practice is even more challenging. In mathematics, many teachers at primary school level lack both confidence and knowledge, making the goal of excellence in early math teaching elusive.

Teacher Training|Teachers

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Resource Type

Training Guides and Curriculums

Out-of-school Parents and Community Involvement Interventions

By: Cao, Yvonne, Ramesh, Aparna, Menendez, Alicia , Dayaratna, Varuni

August 1, 2014

Historically, literacy interventions supported by governments, international agencies and NGOs in the developing world have focused on school-based inputs in the form of trainings for teachers, capacity building of education officials and provision of textbooks or instructional materials.

Parent and Community Involvement & Support|SBCC|Social and Behavior Change Communication|Behavior Change

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Resource Type

Training Guides and Curriculums

Incentives and Accountability in Education: A Review

By: RTI International, NORC at the University of Chicago

August 1, 2014

In 2011, USAID issued a new four-year education strategy to ensure that investments are coordinated to achieve measurable and sustainable educational outcomes. To this end, USAID selected three strategic goals:

Incentives and Accountability|SBBC|Social and Behavior Change Communication|Behavior Change

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Designing Behavior Change Communication Interventions in Education: A Practitioner's Guide

By: Cao, Yvonne , Ramesh, Aparna , Saffitz,Gary , Hosein, Everold , Menendez, Alicia , Dayaratna, Varuni

August 1, 2014

In 2011, USAID issued a new four-year education strategy to ensure that investments are coordinated to achieve measurable and sustainable educational outcomes. To this end, USAID selected three strategic goals:

Parent and Community Involvement & Support|SBCC|Social and Behavior Change Communication|Behavior Change

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment
  • Scaling Up/Scalability

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Lot Quality Assurance Sampling and Its Pilot Application in Ghana

By: RTI International

July 9, 2014

A presentation on "Using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling to Monitor Impact of Early Grade Reading Programs" presented by Amy Mulcahy-Dunn and Joe Valadez.

early grade reading|Impact evaluations

Region: Ghana

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