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Room to Read Impact

The International Association of School Librarianship congratulates Room to Read on its milestone in improving the education of 10 million children through the provision of school libraries, children’s publishing in their own languages and through girls’ education scholarships. Room to Read shares many of IASL’s goals. Room to Read works […]

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UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030

UN Concludes Post-2015 Negotiations in New York  On Sunday 2nd August, after more than three years of negotiations and intense involvement from many stakeholders, including IFLA, the Member States of the United Nations agreed the final version of the post-2015 Development Agenda – now known as 2030 Agenda.  The new 2030 Agenda […]

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Nepal School Libraries Situation

Here is a compelling report about the school library situation in Nepal, due to earthquake activities. NASL Mobile library and School Library Building Proposal

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Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Based in Cape Town, PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa) is an organisation that has worked to promote reading and literature for children and young people in South Africa since 1992. The Jury’s Citation reads: With the joy of reading as its compass point, PRAESA […]

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