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WEI World Ed logo 03/13/2017 -  World Education Statement on Immigration Ban
World Education issues a statement on the Administration's executive order on banning immigrants
Clean Cookstoves image 03/13/2017 -  Ghana Clean Cookstoves Training Featured in the Press
A clean cookstove training workshop in Ghana highlighted the effect of the stoves on the environment, climate, forests, as well as people’s health.
Cambodian girls reading on a tablet 03/01/2017 -  World Education Presents at CIES 2017
Join the World Education team for presentations on issues raging from early grade reading to early childhood development. Visit the World Education information table to learn more.
Children and teacher reading Thailand Myanmanr small news item photo 02/21/2017 -  Celebrating International Mother Language Day
World Education joins UNESCO and partners in celebrating International Mother Language Day.
Laotian children 02/10/2017 -  Report Highlights World Education’s UXO Work in Laos
A new report co-authored by Colette McInerney, World Education Laos country director, analyzes explosive remnants of war injuries in Laos to support and inform targeted victim assistance needs.
DREAMS Zimbabwe video small photo 01/23/2017 -  New video showcases DREAMS work empowering adolescent girls
"Dream Again," a new video from USAID Zimbabwe, highlights World Education and our partners' efforts to support adolescent girls and reduce HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
"Lets Talk Money" Savings video 01/19/2017 -  "Let's Talk Money" savings campaign in Cambodia highlighted
World Education's "Let's Talk Money" highlighted by USAID Mission Director
Students in ESOL class 01/13/2017 -  Sidekim Foods "English for Success!"
World Education is providing workplace ESOL classes to non-native English speaking employees at Sidekim Foods in Lynn, MA through a Workplace Education grant by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
National College Transition Network logo 12/23/2016 -  World Education’s Silja Kallenbach and Ellen Hewett on Adult Success in College
The article, Beating the Odds of College Success for Adults, explores the current realities for adults wanting to enter college and what it takes for them to be ready for college.
Boy reading a book 12/22/2016 -  A holiday message from World Education
This year World Education has made a significant impact in people’s lives through education.
Thai-Burma border visit 12/07/2016 -  Thai and Myanmar Governments Engage to Support Migrant Education
World Education hosted officials from the Ministry of Education, Myanmar, in Mae Sot, to discuss education access for migrant children from Myanmar in Thailand.
Adolescent girl thumbnail 11/23/2016 -  Empower Girls and Women this Giving Tuesday
Make a donation between now and November 29th and your gift will be matched. Help World Education reach our goal of raising $10,000 by Giving Tuesday and double your ability to empower girls and women around the world!
Clean Cook Energy 10/20/2016 -  Ghana News Agency features World Education's Clean Cooking Curriculum
World Education is noted for its commitment to women's empowerment and environmental safety.
globe 10/14/2016 -  World Education Responds to Jeffery Sachs in the Boston Globe
World Education U.S. Division Vice President, Silja Kallenbach, addresses the need for investment in basic adult education and workforce development.
Let Girls Learn thumbnail 10/11/2016 -  International Day of the Girl Child
A fact sheet from the Obama Administration on girls' education initiatives cites several World Education programs.
Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Logo 10/03/2016 -  Recognizing Economic Inequality for Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
World Education staff explore the theme of economic inequality by blogging at The Well
WEI World Ed logo 09/19/2016 -  Tanya C. Jones and Farida Kathawalla Join World Education Board of Directors
Two dynamic leaders appointed to World Education's board of trustees.
Cover of Change Agent issue 43 09/13/2016 -  New Issue of The Change Agent Explores Transportation
Through student stories told by adult learners, articles, and classroom activities, the latest issue of The Change Agent, focuses on the influence that our forms of transportation have on our lives.
Girls reading - International Literacy Day 2016 small photo 09/07/2016 -  This International Literacy Day, help girls gain an education
This International Literacy Day, help World Education #BuildUpGirls by providing literacy and basic education to vulnerable girls around the globe.
CNN logo 09/06/2016 -  Laos work around Unexploded Ordnance Survivor Assistance highlighted on CNN
On the eve of President Obama's visit to Laos, CNN highlighted many of the issues around unexploded ordnance, citing World Education's work there.