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Meeting Today’s Education Challenges with Big BooksApr 16, 2012On a recent spring day, a very special package arrived at the CODE House in Ottawa: Big Books in six languages....read full article...
Happy International Mother Language Day from CODEFeb 21, 2012February 21st marks International Mother Language Day. Created by UNESCO, International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism....read full article...
Associação Progresso launches new children's magazineFeb 03, 2012In December 2011, CODE's partner in Mozambique, Associação Progresso, launched Gira Sol, the first and only children's magazine in the country....read full article...
Watch this Page for CODE Headlines in 2012!Jan 23, 2012There were many milestones that made news at CODE over the past year.  Each one represents the combined efforts of people, both in Canada and beyond, who are brought together through their support for literacy and quality education for children and youth....read full article...
Burt Award for African Literature Provides Young Readers in Tanzania with Outstanding BooksJan 23, 2012Three new outstanding young adult fiction books will be made available to Tanzanian readers thanks to the third round of the Burt Award for African Literature – Tanzania....read full article...
From Our Library to Yours – Librarians Getting Involved for CODEDec 20, 2011In what has become a tradition at this time of the year, librarians in Montreal gathered to raise funds and show their support for their colleagues in developing countries at an annual fundraiser for CODE....read full article...
The Globe and Mail featured the CODE 2011 Read Africa BallDec 08, 2011The Globe and Mail featured the CODE 2011 Read Africa Ball in its party pages on Dec....read full article...
Happy International Volunteer Day!Dec 05, 2011Since its creation in 1959, CODE has always relied on volunteers, who have been an integral part of the organization’s success....read full article...
The CODE 2011 Read Africa Ball Brings Literacy Supporters Together to Make a DifferenceDec 02, 2011Literacy supporters came out in great numbers for an unforgettable evening of entertainment on November 25th, as CODE held its second Read Africa Ball at the Rosehill Lounge in Toronto....read full article...
CODE Board Director Recognized for Contribution to Literacy Education and ResearchNov 28, 2011On November 5, 2011, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) presented CODE Board Director Jon Shapiro with the Albert J. Mazurkiewicz Special Services Award....read full article...
Buy your Read Africa Ball tickets now!Nov 10, 2011On November 25th, 2011, CODE will be holding its second Read Africa Ball at the Rosehill Lounge in Toronto.  ...read full article...
First Ethiopia Burt Award Celebrates Excellence in Young Adult Fiction Oct 06, 2011The first three recipients of the Ethiopia Burt Award for African Literature were announced recently at an official ceremony held at the Ethiopian Ministry of Education in Addis Ababa....read full article...
CODE Joins with Future Educators to Mark World Teachers’ DayOct 05, 2011CODE’s Senior Program Manager for Canadian Engagement, C. Garth Brooks, joined students at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education on October 5 to assemble teacher kits as part of activities to celebrate World Teachers’ Day. ...read full article...
2010 Climb for CODE Team Members Receive Lexpert Zenith AwardSep 28, 2011Members of a team who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro last year to raise funds for CODE were recently recognized by their peers for their outstanding contribution to making the world a better place. ...read full article...
Literacy MattersSep 08, 2011Read what CODE Executive Director Scott Walter has to say about the importance of literacy in today's world in his most recent blog post. ...read full article...

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