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News: Chemonics Welcomes New Education and Youth Practice Director

August 27, 2019
2 Minute Read
Audrey Spencer will lead Chemonics’ efforts worldwide to advance high-quality education, strengthen education systems and policies, and prepare youth for the workforce.

Creating Space for Youth to Thrive: A Philosophy on Youth Development

Katherine Centore
August 12, 2019
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As Chemonics celebrates International Youth Day, we commit to providing youth with quality services and opportunities — helping them to further contribute their unique aspirations, energy, and ideas.

3 Questions with Jennifer Swift-Morgan on Supporting Cameroonian Scholars

Dr. Jennifer Swift-Morgan
June 20, 2019
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Jennifer Swift-Morgan discusses her upcoming stint as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Yaoundé, Cameroon and her desire to help prepare the country’s young academics, policymakers, program managers and social entrepreneurs to lead Cameroon’s sustainable development.

News: Chemonics Tackles High-Priority Global Education Issues at CIES 2019

April 15, 2019
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This week, Chemonics presents at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) on sustainable education in conflict zones, early grade reading, book supply chain, and data- and technology-driven approaches to education.

Disability Measurement Challenges: Not an Excuse to Delay Inclusive Education

Paige Morency Notario
April 11, 2019
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As development professionals, we often get waylaid by measurement challenges in our pursuit of disability-inclusive education. Paige Morency Notario reminds us that when it comes to meeting students’ needs, it’s better to start somewhere than not to start at all.

More than ABCs: Enabling Environments for Youth Start with Primary School

Dr. Jordene Hale
September 24, 2018
3 Minute Read
To contribute positively to their communities and become productive adults, young people need a safe, respectful space to learn.
Children sit against a wall holding books

Going Beyond Building the School

Caitlin Vaka
March 29, 2018
4 Minute Read
Children in conflict zones arrive at school with needs that are difficult to anticipate and complicated to respond to. How can we make sure education programs do not leave these children behind or, worse, exacerbate the conflict?
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Fighting Illiteracy with High-Quality Kindergarten

Susan Werner
March 27, 2018
3 Minute Read
By the time children from impoverished backgrounds arrive at school, they are often already lagging behind their peers. What do these children need to level the playing field?

News: Re-Mapping Global Education at #CIES2018

March 23, 2018
2 Minute Read
Chemonics is proud to participate in the 2018 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, where our education experts will share lessons learned and innovations with others in global education.