Daily News Flash 744


Issue 744, Thurs 12 April 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/

Quote of the Day

“a good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination, but when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special”

– Nelson Mandela

‘Education emergency’ stymies Indonesia’s growth

It has been a decade since successive Indonesian governments began devoting 20% of the national budget to education. Yet two recent studies… Continue reading >





Are ‘Learning Styles’ Real?

In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector… Continue reading >

4 Tools for Teaching Teamwork and Collaboration in the Classroom

Everyone — from businesses to sports franchises — is on a quest to crack the code of the perfect team. Google spent years studying… Continue reading >

Is A Four-Day School Week a Good Idea?

A Colorado school district plans to move to a four-day school week, starting in August, because of funding issues… Continue reading >





Global Advantages of Female Education

Empowering more women and girls to receive an education is a major focus of the United Nations’ Goals for Sustainable Development. If 50 percent… Continue reading >




Job Opportunity

1) Title: Consultant (Vocational Skills Teacher Training/ Curriculum Development – 3 Months)

2) Organization: DVV International

3) Location: Cambodia

4) Application Date: 30 April 2018

What’s up!

1) Title: Global Action Week for Education 2018

2) Location: Worldwide

3) Date: 22-28 April, 2018


News Flash is sent to you by the Lifelong Learning and Literacy Team, Educational Innovation and Skills Development, UNESCO Bangkok, 920 Sukhumvit Rd., 10110, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Thailand with generous support of Educate a Child (EAC)