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Tag archives for Literacy
Towards a New Global Education Agenda
This week in South Korea, education takes center stage on the global policy agenda as education leaders gather for the World Education Forum. USAID will work with partner countries to develop a new action plan for education.
Community Empowerment in Guatemala Through Improved Literacy
A young man in Guatemala who twice tried to cross the border illegally into the United States reflects on his renewed hope for his hometown, a transformation he underwent while volunteering to help local children learn to read in their native tongue.
Young Storytellers and the Power of Literacy
In Rwanda, a land with an oral history as rich and beautiful as the hills that roll across it, one tale is special. The story “Old Woman and a Hyena” was written by an 11-year-old boy who won a USAID-supported national writing competition.
A Thank You to our Partners in Literacy
More and more, through our Agency’s ambitious reform agenda, USAID Forward, we create innovative partnerships with the private sector and work in tandem with governments and ministries to identify barriers to education and to remove them.
In Zambia, a Refuge to Learn
No matter what country, a free library is the soul of a community. It protects the past, preserves the present and assures the future. In order to teach a million Zambian children to read better, they need to practice. The Lubuto Library gives them a place to do just that.
Testing Readers in the Early Grades in Pakistan
Early Grade Reading Assessment is an essential tool in our educational toolbox as USAID invests in teaching 100 million children to read in 39 countries around the world.
Liberia: “When We Learn to Read, We Can Read to Learn!”
USAID’s Education team in Liberia joins in Liberia’s first national reading campaign. Read more >>
South Sudan Educators Acquire Skills to Teach the New Nation
September 8 was International Literacy Day. Read a story of how USAID is advancing education in South Sudan. Read more >>
Preparing Youth for Employment
Guest blogger from Education Development Center discusses how youth in Mali are prepared for employed, armed with literacy and numeracy skills. Read more >>