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MOROCCO: Boosting reading skills by changing educational systems & student habits


Middle school is a critical time for students to master reading and comprehension. Unfortunately, Moroccan middle school students have traditionally scored below average on standardized reading tests. Creative and the Ministry of Education are working to transform the education system to improve reading and comprehension among middle school students. They are focusing on developing literacy-focused teacher training, integrating reading skills across the curriculum, engaging students with interactive teaching methods and empowering youth to be advocates for education and keep their peers in school.... Read More



NIGERIA: Providing Hope and Community Support to Internally Displaced Children


Insurgent-driven violence in parts of Nigeria has displaced more than 2 million people—including hundreds of thousands of terrified school-aged children. USAID’s Education Crisis Response program is working with communities, officials and families to provide children with access to school, psycho-social support and a sense of stability. ... Read More



TIMOR-LESTE: Communities and Schools Together Invest in Student Education


In Timor-Leste, students are more than twice as likely to drop out in Grades 4-6 as they are later in their academic careers. The School Dropout Prevention Pilot, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, aims to reduce that trend through an Early Warning System and extra-curricular activities. Engagement of students, educators, parents and community members are at the heart of the program.... Read More