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Four years of midday meals improve Indian children’s test scores by 18%, study finds

India’s school meal programme is the world’s largest, covering nearly 12 crore children...

Why Multilingual People Have Healthier, More Engaged Brains

Prior to the 1960s, scientists thought children who spoke more than one language had a handicap for learning because they had to spend too much time distinguishing between languages...

Finding a job remains tough for stateless Chiang Rai hill tribes

Story Source: Borneo Bulletin ~ Go to Original Article Re-posted from 29 Aug 2016. Among the hill tribes of northern Chiang Rai province, children typically grow up...

What can we learn from EMIS diagnostics?

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article Millions of dollars are invested in strengthening education management information systems, but many countries...

Education systems need alignment for teaching and learning 21st century skills

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Education in the 21st century is not the same as education in the 20th century. We hear about...

Meet the woman who’s turning Myanmar’s street children into chefs

Story Source: Channel News Asia ~ Go to Original Article Ma Khin started a restaurant to shelter and train street kids, and it has involved...

How educators use assessment data to improve student learning in Nepal: Challenges and solutions

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Across all education systems, the main purposes of assessment are the same, though the types of assessment...

7 ingredients for a great education

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article On the first International Day of Education, let’s review the key role that education...

The Education Crisis: Being in School Is Not the Same as Learning

Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article THE NAME OF THE DOG IS PUPPY. This seems like a simple sentence. But did you...

Is Creativity a Skill?

Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article Are you creative? How would you know, or convince your boss? According to a new LinkedIn analysis of member profiles,...

This is what matters in education, according to the world’s best teacher

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article The pupils at Alperton Community School in Brent, northwest London are among the most disadvantaged...

What the global ‘play gap’ means for our children’s futures

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article Are we neglecting childhood? The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about more than changes in business,...

Using organic gardens as teaching tools transforms a whole community in Uruguay

A project to change and improve nutrition in a region of Uruguay affected by poverty and cattle disease could end up being replicated across the whole country.

Indonesia to teach kids disaster-readiness

Indonesia is ramping up efforts to better prepare for natural disasters, starting with schoolchildren.

Using assessment data to help students thrive: Classroom perspectives from Mongolia

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Dec 2018 | by: Khandjav Terbish, Munkhbayar Baljinnyam, and Esther Care | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go...

The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 Feb 2018 | by: Bari Walsh | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article   Interplay between parents...

Helping Students Develop Executive Function Skills

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 9 Nov 2018 | by: Gina DiTullio | Story Source: EduTopia ~ Go to Original Article Simple classroom strategies can assist students...

If education is the key to Singapore’s success, why do few parents want their...

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 9 Nov 2018 | by: Anna Maria Romero | Story Source: The Independent (Singapore) ~ Go to Original Article Singapore attributes...

Pathways for gender equality through early childhood teacher policy in China

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 7 Nov 2018 | by: Jin Chi | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article The international development community has...

Why Growth Mindset Still Has Some Growing to Do

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 12 Nov 2018 | by: Rupa Chandra Gupta | Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article Over the summer, academics debated the...

10 Innovative Cases of Schools Working for Sustainability

HundrED's Sustainability Spotlight celebrates impactful and scalable innovations in sustainability education. Discover the 10 innovations that are pushing the boundaries of sustainability education...

Music lessons for disadvantaged Hong Kong children bring hope and possibility of finding passion

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Nov 2018 | by: Simone McCarthy | Story Source: South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article Not-for-profit...

AI could change the way we measure kids’ intelligence

There is a saying in education that you treasure what you measure. Going by the standardized tests that dominate schools in many countries around the world...

How do you scale spirit? Teaching at the Right Level in India

For those of us interested in the question of scale, Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL)—a pedagogical approach to remedial education developed by the non-governmental Indian organization Pratham...

Cambodia invests in the early years to build a strong foundation for learning

Last June, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) in Cambodia launched its 3rd education program financed by a US$20.6 million grant from...

UNESCO launches video tutorials on how to build a learning city

Learning cities around the world are taking action to enhance quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all in...

Learning for all, the Finnish way, how keeping special needs children in regular schools...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 28 Oct 2018 | by: Amelia Teng | Story Source: Straits Times ~ Go to Original Article Keeping special needs...

Better data, better education in Cambodia

Funding from the multi-agency supported Capacity Development Partnership Fund helps education professionals collect and track data to identify and address pressing issues...

More testing?

This blog looks at the contrasting findings in the 2017/8 GEM Report on Accountability and a recent study by Berbauer, Hanushek, and Woessmann over whether more testing is good for education or not...

Use of data from 21st century skills assessments: Issues and key principles (Report)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 18 Oct 2018 | by: Alvin Vista, Helyn Kim, and Esther Care | Story Source: Brookings (Blog) ~ Go to Original...