Basic Education Development

Preparing Schools for Natural Disasters in the Philippines

Last month Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines, killing 21 people, while the nation was still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan – which left close to 6,300 people dead and displaced 4.1 million Filipinos in 2013.

Giving and Receiving on #GivingTuesday

IREX is joining over ten thousand organizations, communities and individuals giving back for #GivingTuesday.

Illinois Teacher Increasing Students’ Global Intelligence

Joyce Warner, IREX Senior Vice President recently sat down with Seth Brady, a finalist for the 2015 Illinois State Teacher of the Year. Seth is also an alumnus of the U.S.

First Malian Teachers Embark on US Exchange

In the eyes of five secondary school teachers from Mali, the future of their country’s education system depends on their performance in the coming six weeks.

Reversing Roles: Nigerian Teacher Gains Skills as a Student

At Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Ohio, Habiba Mohammed traded her role as a high school English teacher in Nigeria for the role of an eager student.

Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Creating a Love of Literacy in Rural Uganda

No one knows better than Angella Bulamu what a powerful tool literacy can be.
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