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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...
Read the Spring 2012 of Ngoma online now!Apr 20, 2012The Spring 2012 edition of CODE's newsletter, Ngoma, is now available online. In this issue, CODE has turned to some of the numerous expert volunteers in fields such as literacy,  teacher education and publishing who generously share their time and......read full article...

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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...
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...
Monter la barre Dans le cadre du suivi et du renforcement des program...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...
Oasis of Knowledge in the inner-city MonroviaBy Meddie Mayanja October 30th, 2010 ...read full article...
Reading Liberia – Field Notes – Day 1Contributed by: Meddie Mayanja and Charlie Temple October 11, 2010 – Day 1 Experienced educator Charlie Temple is in Monrovia, Liberia to support CODE’s local Reading Liberia project partners We CARE Foundation. The project is working with 14 schools (12......read full article...
A Passion for Change By Sean Maddox in Sierra Leone March 23, 2010 The power just went out again and I lost my first attempt to reflect on my arrival in Sierra Leone. Oddly enough the computer didn’t recover the draft from the power surge. But perhaps oddity and......read full article...
Gord Pronk in Liberia- Challenges and SolutionsWe just finished day 2 and we are winding down on the balcony.  Kathy has a lot of writing to review. I will explain a couple of challenges and start a discussion about the solution. I guess I have already come up with a solution for the first challenge....read full article...
A Burt in the handOn Monday August 10th, we awarded the first winners of the Burt Award for African Literature during the opening gala of the Reading for All Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. All three shortlisted authors were present and the energy was high as story......read full article...
SENEGAL:SICAP Mbao ...read full article...
Reading Liberia – Field Notes – Day 3Indeed on day three, Charlie worked with teachers to analyze the data and revise tools. The teachers should be ready to use the tools in the coming weeks....read full article...

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