Monthly Archive for March, 2013

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World Read Aloud Day March 6

World Read Aloud Day (March 6, 2013) is about taking action to show the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words, especially those words that are shared from one […]

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New Library of Congress Literacy Awards

Applications Being Accepted for New Library of Congress Literacy Awards April 15 Is Deadline for Awards Totaling $250,000 Three prizes will be awarded annually: The David M. Rubenstein Prize ($150,000), for a groundbreaking or sustained record of advancement of literacy by any individual or entity worldwide; The American Prize ($50,000), […]

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UNESCO Publications out now

New publications from Uthe UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States in Beirut: Life Skills (Arabic) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002193/219331A.pdf Teacher’s Guide for the Book Life Skills (Arabic) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002193/219335A.pdf UNESCO International Meeting of Experts: Fostering a Culture of Intercultural Dialogue in the Arab States, Report http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002196/219692A.pdf (Arabic) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002196/219692E.pdf (English)   Literacy Study in Lebanon http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002196/219625A.pdf (Arabic) […]

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