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New Libraries Up for Adoption in Ethiopia and Tanzania!Jun 07, 2013Several new libraries and reading rooms in Ethiopia and Tanzania are now up for adoption as part of CODE's Adopt a Library Program....read full article...
Burt Literary Awards Featured in IBBY Canada NewsletterMay 27, 2013The May 2013 newsletter from IBBY Canada features two stories about CODE's Burt Literary Awards program....read full article...
Burt Award for Caribbean Literature Now Open for SubmissionsMay 13, 2013Eligible books and manuscripts can now be submitted to the inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Literature! ...read full article...
CODE Ambassador Peter Mansbridge Celebrates 25 years As The National HostMay 07, 2013CODE would like to congratulate Peter Mansbridge, who recently celebrated 25 years as host and chief correspondent of The National, CBC's flagship nightly n...read full article...
CODE Affiliate IBB Featured in The St.Louis Post-DispatchMay 06, 2013The St.Louis Post Dispatch published a story about CODE's U.S. affiliate, the International Book Bank, and its work on May 4th, 2013....read full article...
New Award to Recognize Excellence in Caribbean Literature for Young AdultsApr 29, 2013 ...read full article...
Lapdesks a Success in MozambiqueApr 16, 2013In 2012, CODE and its partner Associacao Progresso designed and distributed 6,000 lapdesks to be used in under-resourced schools in Cabo Delgado and Niassa, the two northernmost provinces of Mozambique.  The colourful lapdesks, which are made of durable......read full article...
Want to Know More About What We Do? Watch Our New Video!Apr 11, 2013CODE has just released a new video about Reading CODE, its comprehensive readership initiative working with teachers, librarians, writers, and publishers in developing countries to support and sustain the development of literacy and learning across the K......read full article...
Burt Award Inspires Young Ethiopian Authors to Keep WritingMar 27, 2013Three young Ethiopian authors received the Burt Award for African Literature for their outstanding Young Adult novels telling contemporary stories of youth in their country....read full article...
"Grandfather of Modern African Literature" Passes AwayMar 25, 2013Nigerian author and poet Chinua Achebe has passed away on March 21st at the age of 82....read full article...
Young Refugees Receive Burt Award Winning TitlesFeb 22, 2013Young people from four different refugee camps in northern Kenya will have access to high-quality, entertaining English novels, thanks to CODE and Windle Trust Kenya, an NGO whose primary mission is to provide, promote and coordinate ...read full article...
Luminus Magazine Features Article on Kevin Major's Trip to Ghana for CODEFeb 21, 2013The Winter 2013 issue of Luminus Magazine, the magazine of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, features an article on alumnus and award-winning Canadian author Kevin Major, who is involved as an expert volunteer with the Burt......read full article...
Your Contributions Made a Difference in 2012 - See How in our Annual Report!Dec 20, 2012The end of the year is an opportunity for us at CODE to both reflect on our recent accomplishments in supporting literacy and learning, and to express our thanks to all those who worked with us to make results possible....read full article...
Burt Award Winning Books Approved for Use in Tanzanian Schools Dec 04, 2012The Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian published an article on Dec....read full article...
2012 Read Africa Ball Raises $45,000 to Support CODE’s literacy programsNov 30, 2012On November 16th, more than 230 party goers came together at Toronto’s Rosehill Venue Lounge for the CODE 2012 Read Africa Ball....read full article...

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CODE in the Field - A Day in the Life of a Kenyan First Grade StudentBy Sean Maddox - Director of Development at CODE KENYA November 23, 2009: Do you remember your first day of grade 1? Perhaps taken to school by an older sibling or parent. Excited to finally be in grade 1, and to meet your teacher. Perhaps even have your......read full article...
SENEGAL-DAKARMonday October 25th By Lynn Beauregard Ms. Beauregard spent ten years in Senegal as a child and left the country in the early 80’s. She is Vice-Chair of the CODE Board of Directors. My 3rd day in Senegal. Good thing we arrived over a weekend so as to......read full article...
Highlights in TanzaniaBy Christine Earnshaw...read full article...
Persistence Rewarded for Winners of Inaugural Burt Award in KenyaBy Geoff Burt, Literary Prizes Foundation...read full article...
CODE in the Field - Back in Liberia with Kathy Stinson By: Kathy Stinson February 2, 2010 I’m sitting on the fourth floor balcony of the Cape Hotel in Monrovia in shorts and t-shirt listening to a mixture of surf and hotel generators, and the occasional honking of a motorcycle horn. It’s just after nine o’......read full article...
Helping Students Succeed By: M.M....read full article...
Literacy MattersA Message from CODE Executive Director Scott Walter On International Literacy Day, 2011 ...read full article...
Reading Liberia – Field Notes – Day 2 How teachers are tracking project outcomes, the partnerships and opportunities.Charlie Temple was in Monrovia, Liberia for day two. He worked with teachers to develop and pilot test class monitoring and assessment tools. The purpose of the exercise was to build the capacity of We-CARE Foundation to track and collect data about the......read full article...
Senegal  By Lynn Beauregard –in Senegal  ...read full article...
CODE IN THE FIELD - KENYAby Sean Maddox- CODE Director of Development Kenya Nov 30, 2009 Two Degrees of Separation Over the past 24 hours I found myself return to a district in South Western Kenya that I had worked in in 2004. ...read full article...
Teacher training workshops in Liberia By Meddie Mayanja, CODE Program Manager, in Liberia On Monday, WE-CARE Foundation opened two parallel teacher training workshops at St. Teresa Convent in Monrovia. The events marked Reading Liberia’s project expansion to 26 schools. The workshops will......read full article...
CODE in the Field - Sierra Leone -Blog entry from Meddie Mayanja, CODE Program Manager May 11, 2011 "Telling a students’ story, raising writers in Sierra Leone"...read full article...
Monter la barre Dans le cadre du suivi et du renforcement des program...read full article...
CODE in the Field - KENYA   By: Sean Maddox - CODE Director of Development November 27th; Dialogue with Teachers, Parents and Students at Schools in Ibeno Today we headed to the schools to present our project to the teachers, students and community members and to find out more......read full article...
CODE in the Field - Three Days in Guyana By: Ingrid Ermanovics -CODE Program Manager Tuesday Feb 1-4, 2010 I arrived bleary eyed – having enjoyed my flight over the rain forest and massive rivers of the Guyanese hinterland -  in my crumpled black pants, shirt and sweater to a wall of heat and......read full article...

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