Re-mapping global education: Expert insights at CIES 2018


March 15, 2018

From language mapping in a conflict-affected multilingual setting like Afghanistan to shaping early grade reading policies in northern Nigeria, Creative’s education experts will share insights at the annual Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference called “Re-Mapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue” on March 25 to 29 in Mexico City.

Check here for updates as Creative panelists share best practices and global case studies in providing access to quality education in complex learning environments.

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Ministry of Education representatives from Senegal, Nigeria, Mozambique and Kenya took up the topic of national early grade reading reform in their countries at CIES on March 29.

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Early childhood education is crucial for children to thrive as they get older. But improving access to early education also requires the development of a workforce of teachers and facilitators, experts said at the CIES conference.

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Early grade reading programs in multilingual contexts require not only an approach to teaching in local languages, experts said at CIES, but also an understanding of the impact of linguistics on education.

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To achieve optimal reading outcomes and strengthen education systems in complex environments like Nigeria, an integrated approach must be applied, said experts on a panel at CIES on March 27.

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At CIES 2018, Creative’s education experts share lesson learned in delivering early grade reading programs in complex multilinguals environments from Mozambique to Afghanistan.

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From Honduras to Guatemala to the Philippines, fostering civic engagement among youth builds their skills and resiliency while also contributing to violence prevention, a panel of development experts said Monday at CIES 2018.

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More than 30 education experts from Creative will share global case studies on delivering quality education in complex environments at 2018 CIES conference in Mexico City.

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Among children who finish primary school in Mozambique, nearly two-thirds leave the education system without basic reading, writing and math skills. Creative’s Corrie Blankenbeckler shares insights on the importance of bilingual education.

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Creative’s Susan Ayari shares her insights on integrating Social Emotional Learning into education in Afghanistan to ensure children living amidst conflict have the tools to heal and learn.

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