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Dubai Cares’ programme in Sri Lanka to Benefit 30,000 Children

Story Source: Gulf News ~ Go to Original Article More than 30,000 children in Sri Lanka will benefit from the new literacy programme launched in...

Preparing The Future Workforce: Gamification Can Help Schools Play

Story Source: Forbes ~ Go to Original Article Scrolling through my LinkedIn feed the other day, I came across a video of co-worker disagreements...

How Italy Developed a State-of-the Art School Assessment Culture

Story Source: OECD Education Today ~ Go to Original Article I first visited Italy’s National Institute for Evaluation (INVALSI) in 1989. In those days,...

Why Students with Learning Disabilities need Accommodations on Standardized Tests and Hate That Some...

Story Source: The Inquirer ~ Go to Original Article Will Marsh spent his early school years in Rahway, N.J., frustrated and in pain at...

PISA Founder Andreas Schleicher on the Future of the Education Ranking

Story Source: DEVEX ~ Go to Original Article The global education ranking system, the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, is changing to...

Say Hi to Milo, the Autism Robot

Story Source: Edutopia  ~ Go to Original Article Standing two feet tall and resembling a boy, Milo the robot is helping autistic students build social...

Steps that could reduce threat of violence in schools

Story Source: Financial Express ~ Go to Original Article A study by The Teacher Foundation across 15 cities in 2013-17 found 42% students in classes...

Leading Together: Insights From Ministers and Teachers on the Future of Education

Story Source: OECD Education Today ~ Go to Original Article The expectations we place on teachers are high and growing. We expect them to have...

How To Help Children Learn To Read Better Around The World

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article Teaching Struggling Readers Around the World’ is the name of a new MOOC (massive...

Lessons From Indonesia On Quality Education in the Wake of Disaster

Story Source: devex ~ Go to Original Article When a disaster strikes, children’s education is among the many casualties. A new program in Indonesia...

Why Schools Should Be Organized To Prioritize Relationships

Story Source: KQED News ~ Go to Original Article Over many years researchers in the learning sciences, psychology, anthropology and neuroscience have learned a...

How Cambodia’s ‘Invisible’ Children Are Getting Left Behind

Story Source: Southeast Asia Globe ~ Go to Original Article Children with difficulties or disabilities have long been overlooked or excluded from Cambodia’s education...

A Kenyan Teacher Just Won The $1 Million Global Teacher Prize

Story Source: Global Teacher Prize ~ Go to Original Article Peter Tabichi is a science teacher and Franciscan Brother who gives away 80% of...

How Team Sports Change A Child’s Brain

Story Source: the Source ~ Go to Original Article Adult depression has long been associated with shrinkage of the hippocampus, a brain region that...

African Edutainment Company Ubongo Wins Next Billion EdTech Prize

Story Source: Forbes ~ Go to Original Article Ubongo, a Tanzanian- based company which creates fun, localized and multi-platform educational media that reaches millions...

Japan City to Use AI to Help Teachers Detect Signs of School Bullying

Story Source: The Mainichi ~ Go to Original Article The western Japanese city of Otsu will begin next month the country's first attempt to...

Investing in Cambodia’s Adolescent Girls

Story Source: The Asia Foundation  ~ Go to Original Article Cambodia has a very high rate of labor migration to other countries, and a dramatically...

Afghanistan: Reaching The Most Vulnerable Children With Community Schools

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article According to government estimates, 20% of Afghanistan’s 2.5 million school-aged children and youth are...

Future World: Where Art Meets Science

Story Source:  teamLab ~ Go to Original Article Imagine, Play and explore in Singapore's largest permanent digital art gallery... CONTINUE READING AT AUTHOR'S WEBSITE >>

Intrinsic Motivation is Key To Student Achievement – But Schools Can Crush It

Story Source:  KQED News ~ Go to Original Article When Destiny Reyes started elementary school, she felt highly motivated. Like most young children, she liked learning...

Malaysia’s Sugar Tax To Fund School Breakfast Programme

Story Source:  The Straits Times ~ Go to Original Article The Pakatan Harapan government will use revenue collected from an upcoming soda tax to fund a...

Education Data

Story Source:  Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article  Explore global education statistics on challenges and results organized by theme, including specific data for...

The Montessori Comeback

Story Source:  Forbes ~ Go to Original Article Because Montessori schools are often associated with progressive suburbanites and well-to-do private schools, many people don’t know that...

Google made a learn-to-read app for schoolchildren in India, FLS News Flash, Issue 864:...

"The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil" ―Ralph Waldo Emersen   Google made a learn-to-read app for schoolchildren in India 🕛...

Mother tongue-based education is changing lives in deep South

Think back to your very first day of school. Now imagine what it would have been like if you could not understand the language that your teachers were speaking. What would that be like? And how would you feel if you finished sixth grade, but still could not read or write?

3 examples of mother tongue education to improve learning

GPE supports mother tongue education as a key component of the foundation of learning. On International Mother Tongue Day we review how three partner countries—Eritrea, The Gambia and Uzbekistan—with help from GPE, are implementing mother tongue programs...

Respecting indigenous languages in education is core to reducing exclusion

This year’s International Mother Language Day coincides with the declaration of 2019 by the UN as the International Year for Indigenous Languages, which “matter for development, peace building and reconciliation”...

Bilingual education starts with the mother tongue

The way that mother tongue based multilingual education has been offered may contribute to low parent demand in some settings...

How Indigenous Millennials Are Using Tech to Save Their Dying Languages

Decades of oppression and forced assimilation have led to the steep decline of Indigenous languages. Now tech-savvy young people are fighting to preserve their culture...

Non-formal education expands horizons in rural Lao village

A four-hour drive from Luang Prabang, following an unpaved, twisting mountain track, is Xaysathan district in Lao PDR’s Sayaburi province, a beautiful mountain area on the border with Thailand...