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Hey #adulted teachers and student mothers! This Mother's Day (May 11th), World Education once again wants to honor mothers' efforts to improve their own and their family’s lives through education by publishing your story. 

If you are an adult education student enrolled in basic skills, high school diploma/equivalent, ESOL, or college transition classes, we encourage you to submit your story!

Please use some of the following writing prompts to guide your writing (Teachers, find printable guidelines here: http://ow.ly/tdWpK):

• Write about yourself: Where did you grow up? How old are you? What was your education experience before enrolling in adult education classes?
• Write about your children. How have they responded to your going back to school?
• What are your hopes and dreams that caused you to go back to school? What are the steps you are taking to make them come true? Where are you studying and what?
• What sacrifices have you had to make in order to make education a priority?
• What do you enjoy about going back to school? Have you already experienced good outcomes from going back to school?
• What else would you like others to know about you as a mother getting her education?

Suggested length is 300-500 words. Published stories will be edited in consultation with the writer. 10-12 stories will be published online by World Education. A $50 stipend will be paid to each adult education student whose work is accepted for publication. All writings will be considered. The selection will be made by World Education in early April.

All writings must be received by Friday, March 7th, 2014. Email the material to: mothersday@worlded.org and include your name, address, email, phone number, and contact information for your adult education program. We will require a digital photo of yourself (with or without your children) for all published writings.

Find last year's winning stories at: http://mothersday.worlded.org/
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The Winter/Spring schedule for online courses with World Education is now available! #adulted
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We are SO proud to (finally) announce the launch of our NEW WEBSITE!!!

The new WorldEd.org has a modern look with more resources, data, and interactive features.

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Today is International Day of the Girl!

Our ConnectEd project collected almost 200 photos from across 9 countries of personal reasons why today is so important.

Visit their Facebook page to see all the photos and join the celebration: https://www.facebook.com/ALFConnectEd
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In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week on September 23 – 29, World Education is hosting the Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Quiz Challenge!

For each day of Literacy Week, we have a short quiz on a new theme, including: The GED, Citizenship, Family Literacy, and more. Take each quiz and receive a “badge” to post on social media sites and show your friends what you know about issues adult learners face and that you have participated in the Challenge!

http://photoblog.worlded.org/take-the-literacy-week-challenge/
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Hey #adulted teachers and student mothers! This Mother's Day (May 11th), World Education once again wants to honor mothers' efforts to improve their own and their family’s lives through education by publishing your story. 

If you are an adult education student enrolled in basic skills, high school diploma/equivalent, ESOL, or college transition classes, we encourage you to submit your story!

Please use some of the following writing prompts to guide your writing (Teachers, find printable guidelines here: http://ow.ly/tdWpK):

• Write about yourself: Where did you grow up? How old are you? What was your education experience before enrolling in adult education classes?
• Write about your children. How have they responded to your going back to school?
• What are your hopes and dreams that caused you to go back to school? What are the steps you are taking to make them come true? Where are you studying and what?
• What sacrifices have you had to make in order to make education a priority?
• What do you enjoy about going back to school? Have you already experienced good outcomes from going back to school?
• What else would you like others to know about you as a mother getting her education?

Suggested length is 300-500 words. Published stories will be edited in consultation with the writer. 10-12 stories will be published online by World Education. A $50 stipend will be paid to each adult education student whose work is accepted for publication. All writings will be considered. The selection will be made by World Education in early April.

All writings must be received by Friday, March 7th, 2014. Email the material to: mothersday@worlded.org and include your name, address, email, phone number, and contact information for your adult education program. We will require a digital photo of yourself (with or without your children) for all published writings.

Find last year's winning stories at: http://mothersday.worlded.org/
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The Winter/Spring schedule for online courses with World Education is now available! #adulted
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Today is International Day of the Girl!

Our ConnectEd project collected almost 200 photos from across 9 countries of personal reasons why today is so important.

Visit their Facebook page to see all the photos and join the celebration: https://www.facebook.com/ALFConnectEd
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11 October is International Day of the Girl!

Find more photos like Robin's of people celebrating #dayofthegirl, and add your own to tell the world why you think it's important we have a day to recognize girls' issues: http://ow.ly/pr800
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Since 1951, World Education Inc. has worked in more than 60 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States.

Over the years we have established ourselves as a leader in building reading and math skills into wide-ranging social and economic development programs, such as sustainable farming, HIV prevention, child protection, anti-trafficking activities, and livelihood skills training.

World Education has educated more than 20 million children and adults. Most importantly, World Education helps people transform their own lives through education.