Events

  • Thu
    04
    Jan
    2018

    World Braille Day commemorates the birth of Louis Braille. More info here.

  • Wed
    21
    Feb
    2018

    Local languages, especially minority and indigenous, transmit cultures, values and traditional knowledge, thus playing an important role in promoting sustainable futures. More info here.

  • Thu
    22
    Feb
    2018

    Digital Learning Day was started as a way to actively spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities no matter where they live. More info here.

  • Thu
    01
    Mar
    2018

    World Book Day is designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. More info here.

  • Fri
    02
    Mar
    2018

    This year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships and reading resources. More info here.

  • Tue
    20
    Mar
    2018
    10-11:30amWebinar

    Antura and the Letters and Feed the Monster—the winning apps from our EduApp4Syria competition—instigated a new era in utilizing digital gaming to improve literacy and psychosocial wellbeing outcomes for children.  Both games have undergone a rigorous impact evaluation.  The results have just been released and will be shared in this webinar

    To complement the discussion, you’ll hear from the authors of the newly-released Guide to Developing Digital Games for Early-Grade Literacy for Developing CountriesClick here to RSVP

     

  • Sun
    25
    Mar
    2018
    Tue
    27
    Mar
    2018
    Sheldonian, Oxford University, United Kingdom

    All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development will present on shared-value partnerships, and technology and innovation in making sign language accessible to all children. Learn more here

  • Sun
    25
    Mar
    2018
    Thu
    29
    Mar
    2018
    Mexico City

    Researchers, students, practitioners and policy makers will gather to discuss this year's theme, "Remapping Global Education: North-South Dialogue." Learn more here

  • Mon
    26
    Mar
    2018
    Thu
    29
    Mar
    2018
    Bologna, Italy

    See ACR GCD's presentation on the lack of appropriate reading materials in mother languages - a crisis known as the Book Desert - in the Author's Cafe on March 28. 

  • Mon
    26
    Mar
    2018
    Fri
    30
    Mar
    2018
    UNESCO, Paris

    Under the theme, "Skills for a connected world," participants will exchange knowledge about the ways governments and other stakeholders can define and achieve the skills-related targets of Sustainable Development Goal 4. Learn more here

  • Mon
    02
    Apr
    2018

    International Children's Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books. More info here.

  • Sun
    08
    Apr
    2018
    Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018

    National Library Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. More info here.

  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018

    National Bookmobile Day celebrates our nation’s bookmobiles and the dedicated library professionals who provide this valuable and essential service to their communities every day. More info here.

  • Sun
    22
    Apr
    2018
    Sat
    28
    Apr
    2018

    Global Action Week is one of the major focal points for the education movement. More info here.

  • Mon
    23
    Apr
    2018

    World Book and Copyright Day is an opportunity to highlight the power of books to promote our vision of knowledge societies that are inclusive, pluralistic, equitable, open and participatory for all citizens. More info here.

  • Mon
    30
    Apr
    2018
    Sun
    06
    May
    2018

    Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. More info here.

  • Tue
    08
    May
    2018

    A part of National Teacher Appreciation Week to share our appreciation for the special educators in our lives. More info here.

  • Wed
    20
    Jun
    2018

    On World Refugee Day, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. More info here

  • Thu
    28
    Jun
    2018
    Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    New York City

    Witness the groundbreaking work done in the Games for Change community over the last 15 years and hear from leading experts about the future of the games for good sector. Learn more here

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018

    Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, in a stand to ensure education for all. July 12 is her birthday.

  • Sat
    08
    Sep
    2018

    Highlights the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. More info here.

  • Tue
    11
    Sep
    2018
    2:00 pmOnline

    In recognition of International Literacy Day, ACR GCD will present the findings and lessons learned from 11 EdTech pilot projects funded by ACR GCD from 2014-2017, spotlighted in our new report, Technology-Based Innovations to Improve Early Grade Reading Outcomes in Developing Countries.

    Presenters include research firm School-to-School Internationalas well as ACR GCD-funded innovators Creative Associates and Sesame Workshop India Trust.

    Participants will learn about the research design, project impact, and scalability assessment as well as recommendations to guide future EdTech project design, research, and funding decisions.

    Come with your most pressing research and implementation questions and join us Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 9-10am EST for this interactive webinar.

    Register for the webinar here.

  • Mon
    24
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    30
    Sep
    2018

    International Week of the Deaf is the only week in a year that sees highly concerted global advocacy to raise awareness about the deaf community at individual, community and governmental level. More info here.

  • Fri
    05
    Oct
    2018

    World Teachers’ Day highlights the fact that teachers must be empowered as a critical step towards quality education and sustainable societies. More info here.

  • Thu
    11
    Oct
    2018

    World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. More info here.

  • Tue
    20
    Nov
    2018

    United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children's welfare. More info here.

  • Mon
    03
    Dec
    2018

    The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. More info here.

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