iRead and EFL: Introducing British Council

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating … Continue reading iRead and EFL: Introducing British Council

iRead and Linguistics: Introducing University of Ioannina

Introducing University of Ioannina The University of Ioannina (UOI) is located in Ioannina, Epirus, 438km north-west of Athens, Greece. The UOI School of Philosophy first operated in the academic year 1964-65, as a branch of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, admitting 200 students. In 1970 UOI was established as an independent institution. The University is located … Continue reading iRead and Linguistics: Introducing University of Ioannina

iRead and Language Technologies: Introducing DFKI

Introducing German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), with sites in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen (with an associated branch in Osnabrück) and a project office in Berlin, is the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology. In the international scientific community, DFKI ranks among … Continue reading iRead and Language Technologies: Introducing DFKI

iRead in Schools: Introducing Doukas School

Introducing Doukas School Doukas School, a K-12 educational institution with a 100 year history, offers to its 2000 student body one of the most innovative educational and athletic programs in Greece. Doukas School participates in several EU and National R&D Projects (e.g. Erasmus+, Lifelong Learning Programme, Horizon 2020) and has coordinated extensive European Networks (School … Continue reading iRead in Schools: Introducing Doukas School

iRead and Digital Reading Content: Introducing Pickatale

We are fortunate to have a wide range of expertise and experience on the iRead project team. In a series of blog posts we will introduce each of our partners and find out what motivated them to get involved in the iRead project. Next up is Pickatale (introduced by Head of Content Development Team, Aneta … Continue reading iRead and Digital Reading Content: Introducing Pickatale

iRead @ UCL Centre for Inclusive Education’s Practitioner-Led Network

On 4th July members of the iRead team Mina Vasalou and Laura Benton participated in a Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) professional learning network (PLN) event organised by the UCL Centre for Inclusive Education. These termly events are aimed at specialist teachers in literacy and dyslexia, and provide opportunities for developing and exchanging expertise as well … Continue reading iRead @ UCL Centre for Inclusive Education’s Practitioner-Led Network