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2018 Budget: Educators, students seek education boost

By Amirah Nabilah - October 25, 2017 @ 6:41pm KUANTAN: Educationists from institutions of higher learning are hoping for more allocation to research grants to boost research and development (R&D) in the 2018 Budget which will be tabled on Friday. Dr Siti Fazelah Mohd...

UNICEF doubles funding appeal for displaced kids in Northeast

Posted By: Adeola Oladele  November 6, 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has more than double its funding appeal to provide humanitarian resources for Nigeria from $55 million to $115 million. This is to assist an additional 750,000 Internally Displaced...

Australia: Flexible literacy program showing promising results

by Robert Ballantyne 31 Oct 2017 The Federal Government has announced a major funding boost for a pilot program designed at improving the literacy and numeracy outcomes of students in remote schools. The announcement comes after the latest round of NAPLAN results...

Foster student engagement and collaborative learning

Learning Catalytics is an interactive student response tool that encourages team-based learning by using students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in interactive tasks and thinking. As an instructor, you can pose a variety of open-ended questions that...

Piloting mother-tongue curriculum to improve literacy in Niger

October 02, 2017 by GPE Secretariat In the third-grade classroom at Ecole Patti, near Makalondi in Niger’s Tilaberri Region, four Fulani girls huddle around a single textbook. Asked by the teacher to read aloud, their fingers point to the words on the page one by...

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