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Indonesian City Admits Migrant Children to Public Schools

Photo Credit: Dayinta Pinasthika / IOM 2018 (From URL) Date: 17 July 2018 | By: IOM | Story Source: IOM (Press Room > Press Releases) ~ Go to Original Article   Medan – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the Department of Education in the Indonesian city of Medan have...

Why are children dropping out of school?

Photo Credit: UNESCO Bangkok Date: 18 July 2018 | By: Zara Kayani | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go to Original Article   When we talk about complying with Article 25-A of the constitution of Pakistan we often think about enrolling as many children in schools...

How school eye health programs are helping kids stay in school

Photo Credit: Ms.Manh Chuyen/ Global Partnership for Education (external from URL) Manh Nghia is wearing the glasses provided as part of the Fred Hollows Foundation Vietnam Child Eye Care project   Date: 5 July 2018 | By: Carly Iles | Story Source: Global Partnership...

Myanmar: Non-formal education programme extended to 5 border camps

Photo Credit: UNESCO Bangkok Date: 3 July 2018 | By: Ei Shwe Phyu | Story Source: Myanmar Times ~ Go to Original Article   "The Non-Formal Primary Education (NFPE) programme will be extended this academic year to five camps in Mae Sot on the Thai-Myanmar border,...

The UNESCO Learning City Award 2019 is now open for applications

25 June 2018, UNESCO   The application process for the UNESCO Learning City Award 2019 is now open. This award recognizes the commitment and efforts made at local level to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG 4 on education and lifelong...

If education cannot wait, then humanitarian aid needs to increase

Posted on 29 June 2018 by GEM Report The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2018 (GHA 2018) was released last week along with UNHCR’s Global Trends Report. Just as there are more people displaced than ever before, levels of humanitarian assistance are also at an...

ICT in Education Prize: Call For Nominations Now Open

From: UNESCO The 2018 call for nominations is now open The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational opportunities by enabling access to quality education and...

Vietnam: New pastry school for disadvantaged youth launched in HCMC

Trainnees of La Boulangerie Française in HCMC. (source: LBF Fanpage) From: Thoi Dai Vietnam Times, http://vietnamfriendship.vn, 6/22/2018 5:06:03 PM (VNF) - La Boulangerie Française, a bakery and pastry school working to create employment opportunity for disadvantaged...

EAA conference debates sustainable education for children

EAA's Fahad al-Sulaiti speaking at the event as Rota's Essa al-Mannai and EAA's Mubarak al-Thani and others look on. PICTURE: Ram Chand. From: The Gulf Times | June 25, 2018   Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (Rota), on Monday kicked...

Abdul Hakeem Mahar’s miracle school in the middle of a desert

32 teachers are crafting the future of more than 800 students in this deserted area but it was no less than any of the best schools of the region. Many students cover more than 10 kilometres to reach here. They leave home at about dawn. By: Arshad Ali, Daily Times,...

Did you know? There are just as many boys out of school as girls

Posted on 15 June 2018 by GEM Report (UNESCO)   This Sunday is International Father’s Day. What better time than this to shine the education spotlight on boys. Because, I’ll bet many of you do not know that there are just as many boys out of school as girls. While...

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