IRI

PEQUEÑOS MATEMÁTICOS

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Viva Paraguay

Los estudiantes de América Latina tienen resultados por debajo de otras regiones en el mundo en pruebas internacionales estandarizadas de matemática. A nivel preescolar, los estudios disponibles también indican que los niños de la región tienen resultados por debajo de los niños de otras regiones.

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Rwanda: Early Learners Can Pave the Way for Rwanda's Stalling Reading and Writing Culture

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allAfrica.com

Recently, a five-year programme on Literacy, Language and Learning (L3) was launched by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with USAID (United States Agency for International Development) to enhance reading and mathematical skills from grades one to four. The programme will be carried out in conjunction with Education Development Center.

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IAI and Literacy

IDD | EDC | Publication

Interactive Audio Instruction (IAI) allows teachers with little or no training in literacy to provide their students with carefully sequenced instruction in fundamental reading and writing skills. As a result, teachers learn new reading and writing strategies and see firsthand the impact on student learning.

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EDC staff

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2011

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New Teaching Methods and Resources Transform Indonesian School

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USAID

The facilities were impeccable, the students were learning from enthusiastic teachers, and the school had the strong support of parents and its surrounding community. This is not a school in the United States, but rather the school I’m describing is the Sedati Gede 2 primary school, located in Sidoarjo district in the Indonesian province of East Java, where the Indonesian government has partnered with USAID.

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HCT Reaches Out to Help Improve Education Levels in Somalia

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Higher Colleges of Technology

The Higher Colleges of Technology is forging close ties with the people of Somalia, as it works to implement steps to improve the standard of education in the troubled nation.

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Somalia Interactive Radio Instruction Program

IDD | EDC | Publication

“Before these learning centers were established, our children used to play on the streets without doing anything. But now, thanks to Allah and to the donor, our children are benefiting from the free education. They are busy with their studies all day.” — Hassan Isse Dubad, community leader in Hargeisa

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EDC staff

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2011

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United States Agency for International Development

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Advancing Learning Through Technology

IDD | EDC | Publication

EDC transforms learning using technology tailored to the context, from radio to Internet connectivity to mobile phones and SMS texts. EDC collaborates with its partners to ensure that its solutions support learning that is accessible, mobile, scalable, and effective.

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EDC staff

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2011

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USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Visits EDC Projects

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Somaliland Press

Upon visiting two EDC projects and another project for Somalis, the United States Agency for International Development's Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa is "thrilled to see what USAID and the Somali people have achieved together".

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Bilingual Radio for Colombia

Bilingual Radio for Colombia (Bilingüismo Radial para Colombia) is a pilot project providing basic English skills to rural Colombian children. Through the program, EDC is helping Universidad del Norte (UniNorte) to develop and produce Interactive Radio Instruction programs for English as a Second Language and to train primary school teachers to use the programs.

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Ministry of National Education (Colombia)

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Universidad del Norte (Colombia)

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Inactive

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2010 to 2011

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Zambia QUESTT IRI

IDD | EDC | Publication

As Zambia’s out-of-school orphan population soared to 800,000 in 2000, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the creation of the Taonga Market Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) program to help the Zambian Ministry of Education provide those orphans and other vulnerable children with a quality education using IRI.

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2010

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