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Join Room to Read at CIES

April 15, 2019

This month, Room to Read's staff will join other education change-makers at the 2019 Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference for this year's theme of “Education for Sustainability.” The conference runs from April 14-19 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.

Be sure to stop by our table in the exhibit hall to connect with Room to Read staff and grab your must-read copy of Scaling Global Change. Room to Read staff will also be speaking on a range of interesting topics.

Join us for a CIES session on:

  • The impact of life skills in girls' education
  • Scaling data systems and government ownership
  • Higher education, peacebuilding and sustainability
  • Girls' economic empowerment
  • Scaling high quality libraries nationwide
  • Mentoring careers in comparative and international education
  • Best practices in children's publishing
  • Education and technological innovation + much more!

Room to Read's Conference Schedule

For more information on each panel, please download the conference schedule here.

Monday:

  • Ensuring Girls’ Empowerment to Improve Education Outcome: Harnessing the Gatekeepers
    Monday, April 15, 8:00 to 9:30am, Hyatt Regency, Pacific Concourse (Level -1), Pacific F

  • Better "M" for Better "E": What's the Price of Data Ownership?
    Monday, April 15, 10:00 to 11:30am, Hyatt Regency, Pacific Concourse (Level -1), Pacific H

  • Parental Engagement in Early Learning Systems: Findings from Pakistan, Tanzania, Liberia and Ethiopia
    Monday, April 15, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, Atrium (Level 2), Boardroom C

  • Global Case Studies of Peace Education
    Monday, April 15, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, (Level -1), Pacific N

  • Soft Skills Help Girls Grow Up: Practical Results Demonstrate Significant Progress
    Monday, April 15, 3:15 to 4:45pm, Hyatt Regency, (Level 0), Plaza

  • Girls’ Economic Empowerment: Results of a Global Project and Insights in the Underlying Partnership
    Monday, April 15, 3:15 to 4:45pm, Hyatt Regency, Bay (Level 1), Bayview B

Tuesday:

  • Assessing Learning Across Contexts: How to Design Learning Assessments, for What Purpose, and What Can They Tell Us About Student, School and Teacher Performance?
    Tuesday, April 16, 8:00 to 9:30am, Hyatt Regency, (Level -1), Pacific E

  • Multiple Roles of Religion in Building Security, Trust, and Belonging Within Educational Institutions and Pupils
    Tuesday, April 16, 10:00 to 11:30, Hyatt Regency, Atrium (Level 2), Waterfront C

  • The Relationship Between Fidelity of Implementation and Learning: What the Data Tells Us
    Tuesday, April 16, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, Pacific Concourse (Level -1), Pacific E

  • Engaging Governments to Ensure Sustainability: Three Case Studies of Civil Society Efforts to Promote Gender and Girls’ Education
    Tuesday, April 16, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, Bay (Level 1), Bayview B

  • The Relationship Between Fidelity of Implementation and Learning: What the Data Tells Us
    Tuesday, April 16, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, (Level -1), Pacific E

  • Libraries to Support Literacy Development: Scale, Sustainability and Impact
    Tuesday, April 16, 5:00 to 6:30pm, Hyatt Regency, Atrium (Level 2), Waterfront B

  • Speed Mentoring for Careers in Comparative and International Education 
    Tuesday, April 16, 5:00 to 6:30pm, Hyatt Regency, Bay (Level 1), Bayview B

Wednesday:

  • Developing Effective and Appropriate Decodable and Leveled Books
    Wednesday, Apr 17, 8:00 to 9:30am, Hyatt Regency, Atrium (L2), Waterfront D


  • Best Practices and Innovations in Children’s Storybook Publishing: Public-private partnerships, quality translations, open licensing, and pooled procurement
    Wednesday, April 17, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, Pacific Concourse (Level -1), Pacific H


Thursday: 

  • Best Practices to Achieve Scale and Sustainability in Early Grade Reading - Evidence from India
    Thursday, April 18, 8:00 to 9:30am, Hyatt Regency, Pacific Concourse (Level -1), Pacific J

  • Supporting Language Learners in the Classroom
    Thusday, April 18, 8:00 to 9:30am, Hyatt Regency, Bay (Level 1), Golden Gate

  • Teacher Professional Development at Scale: Lessons Learned in Improving Teacher Practice in Low and Middle Income Countries
    Thursday, April 18, 10:00 to 11:30am
    , Hyatt Regency, Atrium (Level 2), Boardroom B

  • Where Technology Meets Literacy: The Bay Area Movement to Catalyze Reading with Local Language Content
    Thursday, Apr 18, 1:30 to 3:00pm, Hyatt Regency, Bay (Level 1), Seacliff A