Many Egyptian students are missing out on foundational literacy skills in the early grades while older students are being passed along into the upper grades without having acquired such skills. In this video, AIR literacy specialist Rebecca Stone talks about how AIR developed a remedial reading and writing program and literacy teacher-training program to address the need in Egypt.
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1 Jan 2015
There has been a significant increase in school enrollment globally, yet millions of children across the world are unable to read a single word even after up to four years of schooling. AIR is focused on improving the quality of learning outcomes by enhancing the science of reading, while developing solutions for the global learning crisis.
22 Jul 2014
Since the political revolution in Egypt in 2011, Egyptian schools have witnessed important changes in the country’s human resource support for education. The Education Support Program (ESP) aims to support educational service delivery for Egyptian children during a critical and unique time in Egypt’s history. The ESP remedial reading and writing intervention directly targets reading needs identified by the Egyptian Ministry of Education.
31 Dec 2002
Since 2002, AIR has been a leader in international education, development, research and evaluation in developing countries. Starting with our work on the Improving Educational Quality initiative and through our work as a leader on USAID’s EQUIP1 program, AIR has supported Ministries of Education to reform and improve their education systems in over 35 countries.