Reckless textbook policy will undermine Georgian childhood literacy, IPA warns.

Tbilisi 30 March 2017 – Childhood literacy in Georgia will be a primary casualty of a well-meaning but destructive free schoolbook law that has handed the government control of all textbook production and stripped publishers and authors of their intellectual property rights, the IPA warned today.

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What Works? 2017 draws record attendance

The London Book Fair, which co-hosts the IPA’s annual What Works? educational publishing conference in association with the UK Publishers Association (PA), has revealed that the attendance at the 2017 edition was higher than ever before.

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Leadership handover opens new era for the IPA’s Educational Publishers Forum

The Educational Publishers Forum (EPF) – an influential grouping of world K-12 textbook publishers mobilized by the International Publishers Association in 2009 – has elected a new Chair and Vice Chair, bringing fresh impetus to the group as it seeks to consolidate its impact on global textbook policy.

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Speaker line-up announced for 2017 edition of What Works? educational publishing conference

The IPA and The London Book Fair have announced the speaker line-up for the fifth edition of their What Works? Successful Publishing Resources & Technologies for the Future education conference, in association with The Publishers Association (PA).

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Public education in Mozambique to suffer under new ‘closed market’ textbook policy

Public educational performance in Mozambique is likely to plunge when a change in textbook policy takes hold, the IPA has warned the country’s education minister, who has announced that all secondary school pupils will only have access to one book per subject per year from 2017.

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