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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

Topics

  • 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

Topics

  • 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

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Formative Design in the Development of Primary Mathematics Materials in Liberia and Kenya

By: Linda Akach, Yasmin Sitabkhan

June 4, 2014

The June numeracy webinar looks at Formative Design in the Development of Primary Mathematics Materials in Liberia and Kenya.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Kenya, Liberia

Topics

  • Scaling Up/Scalability
  • Policy Issues

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Communication for Behavior Change to Support Early Grade Reading

By: RTI International

May 15, 2014

This webinar discusses two overarching themes for the behavior change communication (BCC) activity under Education Data for Decision Making (EdData II), Task Order 20.

Behavior Change Communication|Literacy|Research

Region: Global

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Presenting the Emergent Literacy and Math – Toolkit and Numeracy Boost by Save the Children

By: Ivelina Borisova, Moazzem Hossai

May 7, 2014

In this webinar, Ivelina Borisova, Early Childhood Advisor at Save the Children US, presents some of the key components and results to date of the Emergent Literacy and Math (ELM) toolkit. The ELM toolkit supports the development of critical math skills among preschoolers both at home and at early childhood development centers, where they exist.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Bangladesh

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

A Regional Perspective on a Global Challenge - Numeracy Education in Arab Countries of the Middle East and North Africa

By: Dr. Mohammad Matar

April 9, 2014

The April numeracy webinar focuses on a regional landscape review of early numeracy education in the Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The webinar will cover an analysis of the data from MENA, implications for learning outcomes in mathematics, and approaches and concepts of mathematics education as well as policy implications.

Numeracy Webinar|Policy Implications|Early Grade Math

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