US and Pakistan Announce Pakistan Reading Project

On Feb. 13, the United States and Pakistan announced a new joint venture, the Pakistan Reading Project, a five-year, $160 million plan to improve the reading skills of 3.2 million …

Alex LeedomUS and Pakistan Announce Pakistan Reading Project

British Council Lauds Omani Schools for International Education

Earlier this month, seven schools in Oman were recognized by the British Council, an international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations, for participating in the “Connecting Classrooms Project.” Connecting …

Alex LeedomBritish Council Lauds Omani Schools for International Education

UNICEF Report Details Effects of Syrian Civil War on Children

The Syrian Civil War has displaced more than two million refugees, putting an immense burden on the infrastructure—educational and otherwise—of many of its neighbors. A new UNICEF report, issued on …

Alex LeedomUNICEF Report Details Effects of Syrian Civil War on Children

Report Reveals Low Literacy in Tanzania’s Schools

A new report on the findings of the Uwezo Learning Survey in Tanzania has found that literacy and numeracy in Tanzanian schools are lagging far behind expected levels. Around 85% …

Carla DrumhillerReport Reveals Low Literacy in Tanzania’s Schools

DFID Launches Education Program to Reach Marginalized Children in Ghana

The Department for International Development (DFID) has partnered with the government of Ghana to offer a new education program to marginalized children. The Complementary Basic Education (CBE) program will target …

Carla DrumhillerDFID Launches Education Program to Reach Marginalized Children in Ghana

Literacy for Anywhere

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We’ve got a new program in the works! A full, professionally developed, series of leveled readers for primary students that can be downloaded, translated, and printed, for free! Check out …

Michael JonesLiteracy for Anywhere

Pakistan’s Education System Stagnant and Full of Corruption

Despite multiple federal and international grants and programs, 1.97 billion dollars between 1997 and 2012, the literacy rate in Pakistan has only slightly improved in that time. Today, over half …

Aanchal NarangPakistan’s Education System Stagnant and Full of Corruption

Pakistan Observes International Literacy Day

This year, Pakistan observed International Literacy Day on Sunday, September 8th, with vows to increase government spending on education, ramp up efforts to enroll the country’s 25 million out-of-school children, and …

Carla DrumhillerPakistan Observes International Literacy Day

Great Tips for Teaching Writing To Language Learners

Teaching Literacy as a whole? Check out our literacy resource page with articles, links, and more to get you started! It’s amazing how often speaking ability doesn’t translate to writing ability …

Michael JonesGreat Tips for Teaching Writing To Language Learners