CODE's Burt Award News

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Finalists for CODE’s 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature AnnouncedMar 22, 2017Three finalists were selected from among submissions of both published books and unpublished manuscripts. Winning titles to be published and distributed to hundreds of schools, libraries, and community organizations across the Caribbean. ...read full article...
Burt Award Winning Writer Augie Merasty Passes Away at 87Feb 28, 2017CODE is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Joseph (Augie) Merasty, co-author of The Education of Augie Merasty – A Residential School Memoir – recipient of last year’s Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young Adult Literature. ...read full article...
2016 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature CeremonyOct 24, 2016Truth, Reconciliation and Hope powerful themes at this year’s Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature. The sun-filled, glass atrium of the Veteran’s Memorial Tipi at the First Nations University of Canada Regina campus provided a......read full article...
CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for First Nation, Inuit and Métis Literature Winners AnnouncedOct 13, 2016At a morning ceremony held at First Nations University of Canada in Regina and hosted by CBC’s Shelagh Rogers and CTV’s Nelson Bird, CODE proudly announced the winners of its 4th annual Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature. ...read full article...
Winners of the 2016 Burt Award for African Literature in Kenya honouredOct 03, 2016“I am so happy and grateful! I intend to support reading by donating these books to schools, of course beginning with my former school.” —Nicholas Kamau, alias Goro wa Kamau, 1st place winner....read full article...
Winners of the 6th Annual Burt Award for African Literature in Ghana honouredOct 03, 2016Rattling in the Closet, Red Spectacles Knows and The Step Monster represent the diverse range of winning titles at the 6th Annual Burt Award for African Literature in Ghana....read full article...
Finalists for CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature AnnouncedSep 13, 2016A literary award and literacy initiative like no other. CODE is proud to announce the finalists for its 4th annual Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature. ...read full article...
CODE’s International Literacy Day Annual Donor ReceptionSep 12, 2016An evening of thanks, milestones and the launch of Seeing is Believing 2017! More than 50 of CODE’s most loyal supporters braved the humidity last week to attend CODE’s annual donor reception. ...read full article...
CODE Celebrates National Aboriginal Day with Burt Award AnnouncementJun 21, 2016We're excited to announce that this year, CODE’s 4th Annual Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature ceremony will be hosted in collaboration with First Nations University of Canada in Regina on Thursday, October 13, 2016. ...read full article...
Debut novelist Tamika Gibson wins CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean LiteratureMay 02, 2016CODE announced the winners of its third annual Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing for young adults by Caribbean authors, at the 2016 NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port-of-Spain ...read full article...
Burt Award for Caribbean spring events 2016Apr 26, 2016There is no shortage of Burt Award activities taking place in the Caribbean this spring. Below is a listing of what to expect in the weeks and months ahead. ...read full article...
Celebrating the Winners of the 2015-16 Burt Award for African LiteratureApr 26, 2016The past few months have been busy for CODE’s partners in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania. They each awarded talented local authors of English language literary works for young adults with CODE’s Burt Award for African Literature. ...read full article...
Storytelling in teaching and learning for pupilsMar 31, 2016A new guidebook called ‘Mbinu Saba’ was recently launched to address teaching methodology challenges in Tanzania. The guidebook was prepared in collaboration with CODE. Teaching methodologies is one of the critical areas that  ...read full article...
Finalists for CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature AnnouncedMar 11, 2016CODE is proud to announce the finalists for its third annual Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing for young adults by Caribbean authors. ...read full article...
Ghanaian writers urged to make their contents available onlineDec 15, 2015The Executive Director, Ghana Book Trust (GBT) Mrs Genevieve Eba-Polley, has urged Ghanaian writers to make their content available online for children to access. ...read full article...

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