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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...
Read Africa Ball 2012 - Buy Your Tickets Now!Nov 16, 2012  ...read full article...
CODE Partners with Global Partnership for Education for Photo and Video Contest about the Impacts of LiteracyOct 15, 2012CODE is proud to be a co-partner in the Reading Changed My Life Contest, an initiative of the Global Partnership for Education. The contest aims to draw attention to the critical importance of literacy and its positive impact on the lives of individuals....read full article...
World Teachers’ Day – Teachers and Reading CODEOct 05, 2012Professional development for teachers is key to the success of Reading CODE, our comprehensive approach to building literacy for children and youth in developing countries....read full article...
Look Out for CODE at The Word on the Street TorontoSep 18, 2012On September 23rd, CODE will have a booth at The Word on the Street Toronto, Canada's largest, one-day, literary festival....read full article...
International Literacy Day 2012Sep 10, 2012September 8th marked International Literacy Day. This year, CODE is celebrating many achievements in supporting literacy and learning around the world....read full article...
New Award to Recognize Excellence in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Young Adult LiteratureSep 05, 2012...read full article...
New Award to Recognize Excellence in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Young Adult LiteratureSep 05, 2012  ...read full article...
Award-Winning Canadian Author Shares Knowledge with Ghanaian WritersAug 14, 2012CODE’s extensive network of expert volunteers grew even bigger recently with the addition of award-winning Canadian author Kevin Major, who visited Ghana as part of the Burt Award for African Literature program....read full article...
CODE Expert Volunteers Come Together to Reflect on Reading CODEJul 11, 2012CODE expert volunteers from Canada and the United States came together to share their knowledge and field experiences in Cantley, Quebec, on July 3-5....read full article...
APLA Continues to Support CODE Through Adopt a LibraryJun 27, 2012For the sixth year, the Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) Grow a Library Committee will be sponsoring a CODE library through the Adopt a Library program. ...read full article...
Paper Analyzes CODE’s Impact in EthiopiaJun 26, 2012A paper written by CODE expert volunteers Dr. Marlene Asselin, Associate Professor in Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia, and Dr....read full article...
Kits of School Supplies to be Distributed to Students in MalawiJun 13, 2012After a long journey, some 8,000 school kits put together by Canadian youth as part of Project Love in 2011 have arrived in Malawi....read full article...
CODE to Connect with Librarians at CLA National ConferenceMay 28, 2012CODE is looking forward to taking part in the Canadian Library Association (CLA) National Conference, which will be held in Ottawa from May 30th to June 2nd. ...read full article...
CODE-Ethiopia Recognized for Contribution to Country's Literacy DevelopmentMay 17, 2012CODE-Ethiopia was awarded a certificate of recognition by the Ethiopian Writers Association for its contribution to the development of publishing and the promotion of a culture of reading in the country....read full article...

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Liming in Guyana with IngridBy Ingrid Ermanovics, Feb 6, 2010 I spent the morning "liming" (that’s ‘Guyanese’ for hanging out) but spent the afternoon in the next region to the west across the massive Demerara River.  The General Manager of the Guyana Book Foundation (GBF), Leila......read full article...
Freetown First ImpressionsBy David Klooster March 23, 2010 (carrying home the firewood) I’m here in Freetown with Sean Maddox, at the end of our second day of trying to build a foundation for Reading Sierra Leone. ...read full article...
Learning 36,000 Feet Above Sea Level By: Meddie Mayanja –Oct 25, 2010 Liberia Dr. Haddad Wadi of TechKnowLogia fame once described qualities of successful individuals in the 21 century to include the “ability to learn to learn” -literally looking at every experience to learn and grow. ...read full article...
Training the Trainers in GhanaAfter a successful workshop for tutors in August 2011, CODE expert volunteers Dr. Pamela Winsor, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge, and Dr....read full article...
Reflections On the Way Home By Dr. David Klooster March 26, 2010 I’m afraid my contributions to this Sierra Leone blog are all introductions and conclusions and nothing in between. I’m on my way back to North America after a week in Freetown, a whirlwind week, so here are a few......read full article...
Learning in difficult conditionsBy Meddie Mayanja What kind of classroom did you go to? What environment do kids in your community learn from? As you are still at it, take a look at this photo. It’s an aerial view of an elementary school in Monrovia, Liberia. I took it on one my......read full article...
Canadian Engagement Heads West and into the Future!By Garth Brook I’ve just returned from a tour of schools and presentations in Calgary. As a retired teacher who has now been “out of the classroom” for over 10 years, it’s such a thrill to be in front of a class again to talk about Project Love and......read full article...
We've arrived!It’s great to be here again and amongst Ethiopian friends. We all arrived safely, and without a hitch on Saturday night. We’re just starting to get our feet wet, but the memorable moments are already flooding in…     “What's stayed with me today is the......read full article...
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...

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