Our affiliates in Eurasia form the connective strand that allows IRA to weave a broad and deep network of literacy leaders. In many cases, this network also provides a grassroots local connection for our international projects and a catalyst for activities that respond to their communities' specific needs. IRA activities in the region are coordinated by the International Development in Eurasian Committee.

Contact IRA or the Eurasian network of affiliates list below for more information.

National Affiliates

Georgia Association for School-Family-Society
Council No. G6A00
Lasha Mkurnalidze, Ex. Dir.

Kazakhstan Reading Association
Council No. K1A00
Sapargul Mirseitova, President
Kazakhstan Reading Association
313 Tole-Bi St.
Almaty 480100
7 327 279 7752

Uzbek Association of Innovations and Development
Gulsanam Karimova, President

The International Development in Eurasia Committee (IDEaC) and the Kazakhstan Reading Association (KazRA) created an online journal in the Russian language. The journal is called Classroom Inquiry and is an online journal of educators studying teaching and learning processes.

The journal includes teacher inquiry, international research based articles, reflections (submitted from IRA members), international news on education, resources and what's new from IDEaC countries, and tips for teaching.

The journal will be published twice a year.

Tajik Association of Critical Thinking
Zaynidin Mukhtorov, RWCT Coordinator


  • Voice and Vision (published in Kazakh and Russian)
  • Young Camel (a children’s journal, published in Kazakh and Russian)


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