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Lessons from a girls’ education advocacy initiative in Pakistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 6 Sep 2018 | by: Jamila Razzaq | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article After completing the Echidna Global Scholar program at Brookings in 2015, I planned an advocacy program for the promotion of girls’ education in...

How Did Southeast Asia Achieve 99% Literacy?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 7 Sep 2018 | by: Discovery DCode | Story Source: Discovery DCode ~ Go to Original Article To mark International Literacy Day on September 8, we look at literacy facts and figures, both worldwide and closer to home in Southeast Asia....

India: Still too many children out of school

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 4 Sep 2018 | by: The Hindu | Story Source: The Hindu ~ Go to Original Article Data show that the proportion of these children is higher in rural areas and among SCs, STs and Muslims The official numbers of out-of-school children in...

From Norway, Eyes and Ears for Sick Students

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Sep 2018 | by: New York Times | Story Source: New York Times ~ Go to Original Article OSLO — In 2015, Karen Dolva learned from a friend who’d worked briefly in a pediatric hospital ward of the loneliness that afflicts children...

Living, learning and thriving with a disability

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 August 2018 | by:  Leroy Phillips | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article Leroy Phillips, an education youth advocate for GPE, reflects on his early years after losing his vision, stigma and the programs and mentors that...

Is the global education sector heading toward fragmentation?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 August 2018 | by: Sophie Edwards | Story Source DevEx ~ Go to Original Article LONDON — The global education sector, long neglected according to some experts, could be set for transformation with the emergence of a string of new...

Only a quarter of Rohingya refugees’ education needs have been met

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 August 2018 | by: GEM Report | Story Source: GEM Report ~ Go to Original Article The refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Ingebjørg Kårstad/Norwegian Refugee Council. This time a year ago, the mass exodus of refugees...

Educating girls, the only road to achieving the SDGs

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 Jul 2018 by: IPS | Story Source: EcoBusiness ~ Go to Original Article Members of the girls club at Tutis Primary School in Ethiopia. Image: Unicef Ethiopia, CC BY 2.0   International bodies call for support to educate girls, as...

Kofi Annan knew the importance of education

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 24 Aug 2018 by: GPE Secretariat | Story Source: GPE (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article Kofi Annan at the Geneva Foundation 2017 Award Ceremony. CREDIT: UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré. Kofi Annan strongly believed in development, and knew...

Filipino charity makes education accessible for island children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Aug 2018 by: Banarby Lo | Story Source: CGTN (Philippines) ~ Go to Original Article   With more than 7,000 islands, the Philippines faces a huge challenge teaching children in remote towns. One charity is bridging that gap by...

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