Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) National Baseline Assessment in Mali

This report shares the findings from a study of early grade reading skills and classroom practices in Mali which was conducted in three regions of Mali (Koulikoro, Sikasso and Ségou) in May 2015 at the end of the school year. Children in Grade 2 in classique and curriculum schools were assessed in letter-sound identification, individual word and short story reading, and reading comprehension. Children in medersas were assessed in basic oral French vocabulary knowledge. One class was selected for classroom observation in each of the sampled schools in order to help better understand prevailing teaching practice in the sampled schools.

Primary School Reading Study for Honduras: Final Report

The first component of this EdData II research report (RTI Task 30) was a desk study of literacy instruction in primary schools in Honduras. The researchers reviewed curriculum materials and investigated the instructional practices and use of materials by teachers in primary schools. The second component was an October 2014 field study that involved collecting quantitative and qualitative data from 43 schools in grades 2, 3, 5, and 6, on effective teacher practices, school environment, and infrastructure related to early grade reading instruction.

NEDS 2015 Islamic Schooling in Nigeria

This presentation provides data on Islamic schooling in Nigeria. The presentation was prepared for and presented at a dissemination event in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The data for this presentation was collected under the USAID-funded National Education Data Survey for Nigeria (NEDS 2015).

NEDS 2015 Cost of Schooling in Nigeria

This presentation provides data on cost of schooling in Nigeria. The presentation was prepared for and presented at a dissemination event in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The data for this presentation was collected under the USAID-funded National Education Data Survey for Nigeria (NEDS 2015).

NEDS 2015 Public and Private Schooling in Nigeria

This presentation provides data on public and private schooling in Nigeria. The presentation was prepared for and presented at a dissemination event in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The data for this presentation was collected under the USAID-funded National Education Data Survey for Nigeria (NEDS 2015).

NEDS 2015 School Attendance in Nigeria

This presentation provides data on school attendance in Nigeria. The presentation was prepared for and presented at a dissemination event in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The data for this presentation was collected under the USAID-funded National Education Data Survey for Nigeria (NEDS 2015).

EGRA Plus in Liberia [Video]

EGRA Plus in Liberia Liberia began an early grade reading intervention, called EGRA Plus: Liberia, in 2008. By the end of the project in 2010, students' reading performance had nearly tripled. This video shows that large improvements in reading are possible on a relatively fast schedule. At the same time, there are many children in Liberia who still can't read. Now that there is proof that reading can be improved in short periods of time, this video calls for urgent attention to this issue and provides a few tips to parents as to what they can do to assist teachers in improving their children's reading performance.

La lecture au Mali. Resultats de l’etude EGRA 2009. [Video]

This video was created by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in order to disseminate results of the early grade reading assessment (EGRA), raise awareness of the importance of reading, and mobilize communities.

La lecture au Senegal: Resultats de l’etude EGRA (2009) [Video]

This video was created under a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation by a local Senegalese production company in order to raise awareness of the importance of reading and mobilize communities to take action.

Zambia 2016 Grade 2 National Assessment Survey Implementation Plan

This implementation report was designed to assist the Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) by providing detailed instructions for carrying out the 2016 National Assessment Survey for Grade 2.

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