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Unesp Offers Another 53 Free E-books; 134,000 Downloaded Since 2010

José Castilho, president of publisher Unesp

State University of São Paulo, Unesp, has added another 53 titles to its free e-book collection, Propg/FEU Digital, bringing the total to 191. Since the 2010 launch, the free ebooks have been downloaded 134,000 times.  Read More

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Abril Educação Preps IPO Valued at Between $250-600 Million

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Abril Educação is preparing an initial public offering on the stock market to raise $205–600 million to pay for Wise Up, a language school franchise, it purchased for $447 million.  Read More

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Livro e Game: Adapting Classic Literature into Video Games for Classrooms

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A new project from the Telefônica Foundation, Livro e Game, has adapted a trio of 19th century Brazilian classics into video games for use in classrooms. Read More

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Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

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Brazil’s is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built, or 39 per day. Read More

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Frankfurt’s São Paulo Contec Conference Puts Literacy, Technology in Focus

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Contec Brazil, a new international conference hosted by the Frankfurt Book Fair, takes place in Sao Paolo this August 7 & 8, focusing on literacy, technology and education initiatives. Read More

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