February 24, 2014
More than a dozen EDC experts in international education and research will be presenting their findings at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), to be held March 10–15 in Toronto, Canada.
Join us to hear about EDC’s latest work on such topics as educational assessments, education in conflict settings, and early grade reading in countries around the world, including Pakistan, South Sudan, and Rwanda. See the following chart for a complete list of EDC sessions.
Please also visit EDC’s exhibit booth in the Provincial and Conference Foyer of the Sheraton City Centre Hotel.
|Tuesday, March 11|
|8:00–9:30 p.m.||Strategies for Successful Institutional Assessments: A Case Study from Pakistan||Elena Vinogradova|
|12:00–1:30 p.m.||Instructional Design of Evidence-Based Early Grade Reading Programs: Parameters for Greatest Success;|
ReadRightNow!: Designing Comprehensive Reading Programming
|Wednesday, March 12|
|5:15–6:45 p.m.||What Does the System Have to Do With It? Linking Outcomes to Improved Capacity for Quality Education in Reading in the Democratic Republic of Congo||Natalie Louge, Mark Hamilton|
|Thursday, March 13|
|1:45–3:15 p.m.||Organizational Innovations and Sustainable Education;|
Scale-Up within Reach: A Case Study of the Akazi Kanoze Youth Livelihood Development Program in Rwanda
|Cornelia Janke, Melanie Sany|
|3:30–5:00 p.m.||Challenges and Successes in Conflict-Sensitive Education: Case Studies from Sudan and South Sudan||Cornelia Janke (Chair), Lainie Reisman|
|Friday, March 14|
|8:00–9:30 a.m.||Out-of-School Youth Literacy Assessment: Measuring Youth Literacy Skills||Lisa Hartenberger-Toby, Emily Morris, Gabriel Montero|
|10:15–11:45 a.m.||Technology, Innovation, and Education Reform;|
Mobile Money: Helping to Address Teacher Absentee Issues
|12:00–1:30 p.m.||Early Grade Learning and Language of Literacy in African Contexts; Early Grade Literacy Programs in Ghana: Language Policy and Language Traditions||Kingsley Arkorful|
|1:45–3:15 p.m.||Alternative Education Programs: Cross-Country Strategies to Move Closer to Education for All Goals||Alejandro Paredes, Pauline T. Browne, Melanie Sany|
|1:45–3:15 p.m.||Achieving Quality Education for All: Promising Avenues and Perspectives for Motivating Teachers to Teach Early Grades Reading||Susan Ross|