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Fewer Children Out Of School, But Basic Skills Stay Out Of Reach: New Study

No more than 2.8% of children are out of school in India, the first time the figure has fallen below 3%, bringing the total school enrollment to a record 97.2%.

Teaching science and hope in an Ethiopian refugee camp

In a refugee camp hosting more than 85,000 refugees, a young mother of two have paved her way as one of the most popular teachers in the camp.

Brain-Based Learning: Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms

Years of research prompt a group of scientists to ask whether we should rethink the way we do school.

How Much Time Asians Spend Helping Their Child With Education?

According to the report published by Varkey Foundation, parents in lower income and emerging economies are more likely to spend significant amounts of time helping their children outside the classroom than those in established economies.

Australia: Schools policy in 2018: reflecting on the big events and the new developments

The year 2018 was a mixed bag for schooling policy in Australia.

AI Technology is Disrupting the Traditional Classroom. Here’s a Progress Report.

Artificial intelligence has the potential to personalize learning at scale. The challenge: making sure it benefits everyone.

Universal basic income: Is it time for a radical reimagining of society in Southeast...

Fuelled by rampant poverty and fears that rising automation will strip millions of low-skilled workers of their livelihoods, more and more countries are exploring the idea of a universal basic income that guarantees a livelihood for all their citizens.

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.

Top 6 trends in higher education

Around the world, tuition at universities is rising at a much faster rate than inflation and challenging students’ return on investment.

Ireland is rethinking its curriculum for young children. Here’s what it can learn from...

Changes are on the horizon for students in Ireland, where for the first time in 20 years, stakeholders are reconsidering what (and how) children should learn in state primary schools.

Expect more high-tech tools in UAE schools from this year on

Another focus for this year is teaching students how to be more digitally responsible, especially when it comes to social media.

The state of global education in 8 charts

These 8 graphs explain the key challenges that education is facing around the world.

This is where teachers are most (and least) respected

A new study by the Varkey Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that aims to improve education for underprivileged children, gauges how respected teachers are in 35 economies around the world.

Refugee girls want to improve the world. Will we let them do so?

Although cultural tides are shifting, a lack of resources and opportunities makes it hard for girls to reach their potential.

Indonesia: Too Poor for School: Economic Barriers to Education in Banten

Susi Saodah, a resident of Tangerang, only wants the best for her daughter, Ayu.

A momentum for efforts on inclusion in education

Despite the progress made in recent years, persons with disabilities continue to face numerous barriers to their full inclusion and participation in their communities, and in society as a whole.

New UN Report on Disability and Sustainable Development Goals

Twelve years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the international community continue to champion the commitments of the Convention at this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, by affirming the fundamental role this group plays in building inclusive societies for all.

This one small change could transform education for millions

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Jan 2019 | by: Manos Antoninis & Breon Corcoran | Story Source: World Education Forum ~ Go to Original...

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...

Afghanistan’s Rigid Cultural Norms; A Serious Challenge for Girls’ Education?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/World Bank Date: 6 Jan 2018 | by: Hamidullah Bamik | Story Source: ModernDiplomacy ~ Go to...

What can teachers do to make return migration easier for children?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 21 Dec 2018 | by: Joanna Grzymała-Moszczyńska, Joanna Durlik, Paulina Szydłowska, Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska, Jagiellonian University | Story Source: World...

Inclusive Education for Special Needs Students in Indonesia

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Dec 2018 | by: Tempo.co | Story Source: Tempo.co ~ Go to Original Article The difficult task of raising...

Sesame Workshop Now Has $200 Million to Help Refugee Kids, Thanks to Lego

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 5 Dec 2018 | by: EMILY PRICE | Story Source: Fortune ~ Go to Original Article The Lego Foundation just gave...

Displaced children with disabilities face overlapping barriers

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Dec 2018 | by: GEM Report | Story Source: GEM Report (World Education Blog) ~ Go to Original...

Life After Kim: Inside the Schools Catering to North Korean Defectors

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Nov 2018 | by: David Lee | Story Source: South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article Young...

Australian children walk out of school to protest government inaction on climate change

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Dec 2018 | by: NewsHub| Story Source: NewsHub (Australia) ~ Go to Original Article Thousands of Australian school students...

Literacy empowers young women from remote communities in Egypt

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Nov 2018 | by: UNESCO| Story Source: UNESCO ~ Go to Original Article At 19 years old, Basma never...

For the sake of kids, embrace math

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 14 Nov 2018 | by: Andy Hargreaves & Pasi Sahlberg | Story Source: The Conversation ~ Go to Original Article Mathematics is...