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CODE Exchanges Ideas on Education at International CIES Conference

CODE’s Director of International Programs, Hila Olyan, and Firas Elfarr, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator participated in The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Annual Meeting in Atlanta Georgia from March 5-9, 2017.

Firas presenting at CIES 2017
CODE's Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, Firas Elfarr presenting at CIES 2017.

Charles Temple speaking at CIES 2017
CODE expert-volunteer, Dr. Charles Temple speaking to attendees at CIES 2017.

CODE gave two presentationsReading CODE - Assessing a Comprehensive Readership Initiative in Tanzania (with CODE expert-volunteer Charles Temple co-presenting) and Reading Kenya Breaks New Ground in Literacy Education in Kajiado County – presented by CODE's Kenyan experts Dr. Adelheid Bwire from Kenyatta University and Dr. George Andima from Kisii University.

Dr. Adelheid Bwire presenting at CIES 2017
Dr. Adelheid Bwire from Kenyatta University in Nairobi presenting at CIES 2017.

Dr. George Andima at CIES 2017
Dr. George Andima from Kisii University in Kenya speaking at CIES 2017.

The CIES was founded in 1956 to foster cross-cultural understanding, scholarship, academic achievement and societal development through the international study of educational ideas, systems, and practices. The Society’s members include over 3000 academics, students, practitioners, and policymakers from around the world.

Julia Dicum, GAC

CODE was very pleased to hear Deputy Director of Education for Global Affairs Canada, Julia Dicum, mention CODE’s Reading Kenya program in her presentation.

Julia Dicum presentation slide CIES

For more info about CIES visit www.cies2017.org/cies-2017/

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Very excited to attend the last session of the #CIES2017 day about reading and books feat. @codecan_org @save_children @worldreaders
— Erin D'Amelio (@EJDamelio) March 9, 2017

 


Date: 
Monday, March 13, 2017