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Innovator Spotlight webinar
August 5 | 8:00am EDT
Join this free webinar to hear project details and lessons learned from innovative All Children Reading Round 1 grantees. The webinar also includes a Q & A session.
Hear how Lubuto Library Project is pioneering mother-tongue materials to teach Zambian children to read using a low-cost digital platform at national scale. Georgia State University's Project PAL South Africa will share how they are committed to increasing reading achievement among foundation phase learners and enhancing teachers’ conceptual and pedagogical knowledge of literacy development.
Propelling University Innovation for Reading
International Literacy Day Webinar
Monday, September 8
11 am (EDT)
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All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development invites you to our International Literacy Day webinar highlighting university engagement in innovation.
The webinar will feature the following presentations:
Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) - the role of HESN and university involvement in innovation, including highlights of innovative HESN grantees
Berkeley University - Announcement of NEW university-only competition
USAID - promising practices from All Children Reading Round 1 and Mobiles for Reading Landscape Review
Stanford University - public/private sector collaboration with universities to advance tech-based approaches for literacy
Arizona State University - game-based approaches to improving literacy
Q & A session
International Literacy Day Webinar
Launched in 2011 by USAID, World Vision and the Australian Government, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development solicits creative, cost-effective innovations from the global science, technology, education and broader development communities to improve reading for early grade children in developing countries.
October 7 | 8:00am EDT
Join this webinar to hear project details and lessons learned from innovative All Children Reading Round 1 grantees. The webinar also includes a Q & A session.
Sesame Workshop Initiatives India will share about their Learn to Read - Read to Learn content, learning cycle and the use of digital media to enhance a child's learning experience.
World Education will discuss implementing an integrated early grade reading pilot project in Cambodia - from developing benchmarks for the national reading textbooks to using those benchmarks to provide targeted reading interventions for struggling students, including the development of a Khmer language mLearning application that corresponds with the benchmarks.
Dec 3 - 8am (EST)
Hear from grantees working with children with disabilities
You're invited to join us for International Day of Persons with Disabilities for a webinar featuring our Round 1 grantees and their work to improve literacy for children with disabilities.
Save the Children shares the challenges and successes of targeting a reading program to children with learning disabilities in Sri Lanka.
We'll also hear from grantee, Perkins International, whose innovation has directly impacted the lives of children who are blind and those with low vision through four key areas: training of teachers in three schools practicing inclusive education for the blind and those with low vision, family and community engagement, distribution of assistive devices and repair of Perkins Braillers.