A substantial 18-point lag in male students’ performance compared to female students’ in the new 5-year PIRLS report on reading literacy from UNESCO, IEA.
Publishers and library specialists at the Guadalajara Book Fair look at Mexican-American trade in the Trump era, and bilingual books and education.
Two tracks of programming at London’s FutureBook conference held distinct messages for attendees, players from audiobooks and edtech talking ‘efficacy.’
In the latest of its moves amid East-European educational-sector interests, it proposes taking over publishing and distribution assets in Bulgaria.
A new program for classrooms: The UK’s Make Our Book is free to schools and is ‘properly magical’ for students, says its creator Emma Barnes.
Two new titles have entered National Geographic Kids’ Animal Jam series, and Ingram’s VitalSource Content Experience Platform surpasses 1 million users.
‘We understand that great content plays a significant role in creating a high-quality app,’ says Bakhram Fayzutdinov on licensing ‘Deer Little Forest.’
‘To advance the science behind measuring text complexity,’ Lexile Framework has been enhanced, according to its parent company, MetaMetrics.
‘You have to pay for access to educational content,’ says Copibec’s Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval
Private publishers could be shut out of Romania’s schoolbook market in a new law that would name a single textbook publisher for the country.