UNESCO Conference: Youth and their social impact

May 7, 2017

Many thanks to the MiSK Foundation for inviting Dyslexia International to attend the UNESCO Conference ‘Youth and their social impact’ in Saudi Arabia. The main topics for discussion included climate change, education, leadership and digital citizenship. Dyslexia International was on …


Coursera Partners’ Conference, 2017

April 6, 2017

Every year, the Coursera Consortium organizes a conference for its academic partners in online learning. This year it was at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, marking its fifth anniversary. Coursera was working currently with 150 universities and had 25 …


Representing Dyslexia International in Boulder and Brussels

March 30, 2017

This week Dyslexia International representatives are taking part in the annual Coursera Conference for partners in online training in Boulder, Colorado, USA, and the Eurochild AGM in Brussels, Belgium, focusing on children’s rights to be heard. More soon!  


February 2017 Newsletter

February 17, 2017

This month we conducted a series of interviews to gather feedback on the Coursera MOOC Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing. Many thanks to those of you who participated. Overall, feedback was extremely complementary, especially for the strength of the science-based …


Calling all teachers who have used ‘Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing’

December 30, 2016

To date, Dyslexia International’s flagship free-to-use course ‘Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing’ has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from teachers and parents. 2017 onwards will see new developments based around the success of this course. We are currently evaluating …


Warmest wishes from Dyslexia International

December 19, 2016

Dear Friends of Dyslexia International – Colleagues and Associates, On behalf of Dyslexia International and Literacy International, please accept our warm wishes and kindly check our news headlines and call for action below: 1. Free online teacher training materials and Open …


Lobbying at UNESCO

Four representatives from Dyslexia International took part in the 2016 International Conference of NGOs at UNESCO, including Dominique de Mas Latrie who spoke from the podium  for Dyslexia International in the nominations for the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee. (Dyslexia International has …


UK education levels ‘flat’

December 8, 2016

The OECD’s latest report, endorsed by experts in education, says that it is not structural reforms that matter but the quality of its teachers. The UK’s profile is indicative of this increasingly widespread dilemma: the lack of enough quality teachers.


Dyslexia International at UNESCO in October

November 3, 2016

Dyslexia International members and associates regularly attend meetings at UNESCO to represent the interests of all concerned with bettering the lives of at least 10% of the population at risk of social exclusion and dis-empowerment by being denied their right …


Dislexia Sin Fronteras reaches further out!

October 3, 2016

Dislexia Sin Fronteras was invited to Santa Lucía School in La Plata, Buenos Aires, province to explain dyslexia, its comorbidities, emotional consequences, and school accommodations to primary and secondary school teachers and to the public, mostly parents and some professionals. …