Summary: Literacy Boost works with students, teachers, and communities to encourage reading, improve reading instruction, and strengthen core reading skills. The program seeks to improve learning outcomes among students and out-of-school learners through assessments, teacher training, and community engagement. --- Literacy Boost works within communities to strengthen children's reading skills. The program functions alongside the national curriculum and local languages to improve learning outcomes for primary-aged children in and out of school. Literacy Boost focuses on developing 5 core reading skills: letter knowledge, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, reading fluency, and comprehension. The program's three-pronged approach involves: ...
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Description of Scale and Reach
Since the program began its pilot in Malawi in 2009, Literacy Boost has expanded to reach 24 different countries, including: Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Haiti, Mali, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Yemen, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.
Malawi, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Vietnam, Uganda, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Rwanda, Philippines, Peru, Pakistan, Nepal, Mozambique, Mali, Kenya, Indonesia, Haiti, Guatemala, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Egypt, Burundi, Bangladesh, Afghanistan