CIDA Boosts Jordan's School Reform

Jordan and the Canadian International Development Agency plan to sign a memorandum of understanding that will enlist CIDA’s support in upgrading the Middle Eastern country’s education system, the Jordan Times reports. CIDA will provide an additional 20 million Canadian dollars (USD19 million) for the second phase of the Education Reform for a Knowledge Economy initiative, a reform program focusing on schools.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.