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New project empowers children with disabilities to read confidently

By: Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion, 05 May 2018 In Nepal, most primary school students are unable to read at grade level. For Nepali children with a disabilities, the outlook is dire, since Nepali children’s capacity and adaptability to learn are rarely...

Nepal: 1,595 students still out of school in Siraha

By: Mithilesh Yadav, April 23, 2018, MyRepublica Nepal The government has launched a special campaign in Siraha to encourage people to sponsor the education of children who are out of school because of poverty. Named 'One child's admission, my social responsibility',...

Investing in pre-primary education for the future

By: David Boutcher  | Theirworld  |  Published on 11 Apr 2018 The ground-breaking Learning Generation report highlighted that 40% of employers around the world are already struggling to recruit people with the skills they need, it said “the ability to acquire new...

Why Designing for Disability Leads to Better Solutions for Everyone

By: Mindshift | Published 13 April 2018 In her TEDx talk, Elise Roy describes how losing her hearing when she was a child forced her to become an excellent problem solver because she was able to identify issues someone else might not have ever noticed. Growing up, she...

Global Advantages of Female Education

By Kelilani Johnson on April 4, 2018 SEATTLE — Empowering more women and girls to receive an education is a major focus of the United Nations’ Goals for Sustainable Development. If 50 percent of the planet’s population is being held back from its full productive...

‘Education emergency’ stymies Indonesia’s growth

Students studying in a classroom in the Sadah State Elementary School in Ciruas sub-district, Serang regency of Banten province, Indonesia on December 8, 2017. Photo: AFP via Anadolu Agency/ Eko Siswono Toyudho By John McBeth, The Asia Times, Jakarta, April 5, 2018...

Refugee education: The time to act is now

Report from Save the Children Published on 16 Mar 2018   Over the coming months UN Member States will gather in Geneva to negotiate the Programme of Action for the Global Compact on Refugees – a potentially landmark global agreement on how the international community...

Rohingya girls are living in a grim purgatory

Sabuka's mother was killed crossing the border into Bangladesh. For every one of the almost one million Rohingya people living in camps in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, life is an incomprehensible struggle. And girls have it worst, blogs Susanne Legena, Acting...

India: 1,766,294 students are out of school in Karnataka

By Kumaran P, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Updated: Apr 3, 2018, Despite its best intentions – ranging from free socks and books, to the best mid-day meal program in the country – Karnataka has been unable to lure a large chunk of students to schools. The various Bhagyas...

Thailand: Construction Site Kids Fall Between Cracks

By: DUMRONGKIAT MALA, from the Bangkok Post, 30 March 2018 More than 60,000 children living on construction site camps in Thailand struggle to access basic forms of assistance, a report by Unicef and the Baan Dek Foundation has found. The report, "Building Futures in...

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