- Breaking out of the Ghetto. L'Homme, Cristina // UNESCO Sources;Oct98, Issue 105, p20
Focuses on a non-formal project aimed at increasing literacy of marginalized mothers and children in Uruguay. Brainchild of the Institute for People's Education; Recipient of the Noma Literacy Prize from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. INSET: Several...
- Jerusalem symposium draws 200 educators. Alon, Shlomo // Reading Today;Oct/Nov93, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p9
Features the Israel Reading Association's Jerusalem International Symposium on Encouraging Reading for 1993. Participants; Israel Reading Association president Shlomo Alon as chairman of the session `Didactic Approaches to Reading Encouragement'; Topics discussed; Speakers.
- National Literacy Trust news. // Literacy Today;Jun2002, Issue 31, p30
Presents news briefs concerning Great Britain's National Literacy Trust as of June 2002. Inclusion of the revision of the National Literacy Trust homepage; Preview of the Trust's fourth annual conference 'Literacy and Social Inclusion, to take place in October 2002 in London, England. INSET:...
- MRA models global involvement. // Reading Today;Aug/Sep93, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the activities of the Minnesota Reading Association (MRA) in promoting world literacy. Funding of International Reading Association (IRA) memberships for educators in Third World countries; Direct support for teachers and classrooms in need; Support for a Minneapolis-based...
- Children's book bank fosters growing assets. S.L. // Publishers Weekly;3/27/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 13, p29
Focuses on the Children's Book Bank program sponsored by the New Orleans-Gulf South Booksellers Association (NOGSBA) which provides needy children and young adults in the New Orleans-Gulf South with new and gently-read books. Collection of book donations from publishers and parents; NOGSBA's...
- Iowa. // NEA Today;Oct94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p9
Reports on Sioux City Education Association members' team up with private sectors to sponsor a summer reading program. Participation of computer maker Gateway 2000, radio station KMEG and the Sioux City Explorers; Mechanics and prizes of the program.
- CoMission expands to Africa and Asia. // Christianity Today;10/26/98, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p21
Reports on the plan of CoMission International, a coalition of mission agencies, to launch literacy training and English as a second language class in Africa and East Asia. Literacy rate of Mozambique; Goals of the partnership; How the coalition was founded.
- Seed grants support teacher research in Australia. // Reading Today;Apr/May95, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p8
Reports on projects that have been funded through the Teacher Researcher Seed Grants program. Announcement of the grants in 1994 by Australian Reading Association President Trevor Cairney; Improvement of the literacy education of Aboriginal children in Mininbah Pre School; Program to develop...
- Support for Mexican program continues to flow from Oregon. Tama, M. Carrol // Reading Today;Dec97/Jan98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p43
Reports on the continued support of the Oregon Reading Association and the Portland Reading Council for a program which provides 130 children with literacy materials at the Centro de Integracion in Tapalpa, Mexico. Funding problems for the program; Efforts of the school to raise funds for the...