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Meet Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish Man’: The School Where Children Pay For Their Education in Recycled Waste Materials, FLS News Alerts Issue 812 – 18 Oct 2018

"Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting" ―Ivan Illich 3 Mins | Stories Meet the School Where Children Pay for Education in Recyclables About 65 kids are enrolled at the Cambodian...

Singapore abolishes school exam rankings, says learning is not competition, Issue 811 – Tue 17 Oct 2018

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do" ―Leonardo Da Vinci 3 Mins | Policy Children in Singapore Will No Longer Be Ranked By Exam Results Singapore has long been an educational high-achiever... Read 3 Mins | Data Filipino...

Mobile Teachers in Myanmar Help Out-Of-School Children From Ethnic Minority, FLS News Alerts, Issue 810 – 11 Oct 2018

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge" ―Albert Einstein 3 Mins | Case Myanmar: Mobile Teachers Help Out-of-School Children Years of civil war and tension has meant that Karen... Read 7 Min Video | Case New Data: Poor...

Special Edition: World Teachers’ Day 2018, Celebrating Educations’ Unsung Heroes, FLS News Alerts Issue 809 – Tue 9 Oct 2018

"Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story" ―Josh Shipp 4-5 Mins | Stories Stories of Education's Unsung Heroes A good teacher can change many lives. Even with... Read 7 Min Video | Case Philippines: Why do Teachers Teach? On World Teachers' Day,...

Breaking UIS Education Data Release: New Out of School Data, FLS News Alerts Issue 808 – Thu 4 Oct 2018

"Each child brings his own universe to the class: it is up to the teacher to make sense out of it, respond to it, and to some extent, reshape it" ―Anwar Masood 1-2 Mins | Data Breaking UIS Education Data Release: New Out of School Data New UIS data confirms there are...

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Mobile learning: Smart education system for India

“The nearest college is 25 kilometres away. It is very difficult to travel such a long distance every day especially in times of heavy rains and scorching heat. Hence, I decided to stop my...

Downsizing education – Pakistan

There is no shortage of statistics around the education sector that may be regarded as ‘shameful’; but even within the ranks of the shameful, some shame more than others. The latest figure for the...

Learning to think – Myanmar

After decades of rote learning, Myanmar’s education system is on the brink of a massive overhaul. Tech entrepreneur Rita Nguyen’s new startup Jzoo doesn’t have a proper office yet, so the team, a...

Nepal is all set to celebrate the next fiscal year as the ‘Illiteracy Eradication Year’

"Nepal is all set to celebrate the next fiscal year as the ‘Illiteracy Eradication Year’. While unveiling the government policies and programmes, President Ram Baran Yadav had announced that the new...

PEF plans to educate 3.5m out of school children

"The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has planned to educate the 3.5 million out of school 5 to 16-year-old children belonging to the families who couldn’t send their kids to any academic...

In India’s Slums, Blended Learning Finds Unexpected Evangelists

On his swing through Silicon Valley this week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to improve education for girls and increase opportunities for women. In a Mumbai slum some 4,000 miles away,...

The Baalabalaga School cross-subsidization model

The Baalabalaga School is a unique, equal-opportunity private school located on a specially designed campus in Dharwad. The school employs a unique financing structure whereby it requires each...

Singapore: SkillsFuture Singapore to deepen skills of training and adult education providers

By FARIS MOKHTAR | 01 FEBRUARY, 2018 SINGAPORE – Unlike other Industry Transformation Maps (ITM) that have been rolled out, the roadmap for the training and adult education (TAE) sector does not...

More than 4.5 lakh children out of school in MP

More than 4.5 lakh of children in MP still don't go to school. Also the state has earned the dubious distinction of having one of the worst dropout rates in the country, much higher than the...

Education providers should consider changing India’s needs

"Since 2005, the Annual Status of Education Report (Aser) has been tracking schooling status and learning levels of a representative sample of children in each rural district in the country. One of...

4 Changes That Will Shape The Classroom Of The Future: Making Education Fully Technological

Making Education Fully Technological Or The Classroom Of The Future  How will the classroom of the future look like? Here are some of the changes that have already become commonplace in the...

Pakistan: Sindh to adopt policy for out-of-school kids, adults

The Sindh government has prepared a policy to provide opportunities of meaningful education to out of school children and adults and young persons who are not literate. The Sindh Non-Formal...

How Can Learning Analytics Improve the Student Experience?

Colleges and universities are doubling down on learning analytics. They’re trying to figure out how to better use the rich data they’re increasingly capturing about their students and how to improve...

Philippines: ALS completers under old basic education curriculum who passed A&E Test-High School Level are eligible for high education

By Merlina Hernando-Malipot from the Manila Bulletin, Published June 11, 2018, 7:58 PM ^ DepEd Sec. Leonor Briones (MB PHOTO/FEDERICO CRUZ / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The Department of Education...

10 Essential Online Tools For Distance Learning

Online Tools For Distance Learning: How To Turn Learning Into A Pleasurable Process Let’s begin by allaying your fears. Online tools for distance learning will not replace you as the teacher. At...

New system of education to be rolled out after training tutors

DECEMBER 4 2017 In Summary It will be rolled out in the country’s 28,000 primary schools, according to Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development director Julius Jwan. More than 160,000 teachers...

In Guinea, groups of mothers work together to keep girls in school

"In Guinea, only 34 per cent of girls in rural communities complete their primary education. Saran’s story is not uncommon. There is a significant gap between the education of girls and boys in the...

UNESCO Publication: Issues and Trends in Education for Sustainable Development

From: UNESCO | Feb 26, 2018 This recently released UNESCO publication presents an overview of ESD and highlights key issues, trends, and challenges related to ESD policy and practice. Topics include...

No more excuses. Provide education to all forcibly displaced people

Days before the World Humanitarian Summit, we have jointly released a new policy paper, ‘No more excuses’, with new data showing that only 50% of refugee children are in primary school and 25% of...

Obligations to Children with Disabilities Must Be Honored

Think back to the last time you saw a child with a disability making their way to school. If you are a parent, have you seen any children with disabilities at your child’s school or daycare? Chances...

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