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Honorary Consul General, Cynthia Blandford and Dr. Weeks meet with Georgia State University leadership

July 15, 2018
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The Honorary Consul General Republic of Liberia Cynthia Blandford and Dr. Weeks, President of the University of Liberia meet with Georgia State University leadership Dr. Gwen Benson, Associate Dean, Dr. Susan Ogletree and others to discuss a partnership around Early Childhood Education between GSU and UL. GSU will visit Liberia in December 2018 with the President of the UCL Cynthia Blandford to attend UL’s Convocation Ceremony and for faculty curriculum discussions. Clark Atlanta University is also expected to visit UL this December with a focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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GSU Launches an All Children Reading program for Liberia

December 15, 2015
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Under the leadership of Dr. Gwen Benson, the Georgia State University (GSU) College of Education in partnership with a Global NGO in Monrovia, Liberia proposed to launch an All Children Reading site at two schools in Liberia, West Africa, one a co-educational K-12 private school and the other a K-12 private institution for girls. Both schools include a representative cross-section of indigenous groups in Liberia.

The proposed All Children Reading project, Promoting Early Achievement in Reading for Liberia (Project PEARL), will provide cutting edge reading strategies through technology-based innovation in the form of interactive learning video presentations (DVDs) alongside companion education kits (training materials and workbooks) that are grounded in current best practices for early reading instruction as well as designed to keep students highly engaged and excited about reading.

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