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Girls are fighting back to end gender violence in school

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 16 Oct 2018 | by: Megha Kashyap | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article A GPE youth advocate is using her voice to raise awareness about gender-based violence in school and how to empower girls to fight back. Gender-based...

Making Peace: How schools can help foster a more peaceful world

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 Dec 2015 | by: Leah Shafer | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article As 2015 draws to a close, we hope for a new year where cooperation and empathy supersede violence and suspicion. For our final article...

Women and girls take the lead in Afghanistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait Blog ~ Go to Original Article Education Cannot Wait provides a new path for women teachers and community leaders, opening up re-envisioned learning...

A global moment for local champions of girls’ education

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Christina Kwauk | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article On International Day of the Girl 2018, girls’ education leaders from around the world, including the Echidna Global Scholars and Alumni at...

On-Screen Learning: Infants Are More Likely to Learn When With a Peer

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 16 Oct 2018 | by: Kristen Cole | Story Source: UConn Today ~ Go to Original Article Infants are more likely to learn from on-screen instruction when paired with another infant as opposed to viewing the lesson alone, according to a...

Investing in global knowledge sharing for our children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by: Sara Coffey and Jenny Perlman Robinson | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article New report highlights 3 areas for education investment. It was just that time of year again when it is nearly impossible to...

How Stress Affects Your Memory and What You Can Do About It

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Katrina Schwartz | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article We've all had the experience of studying hard for a test, believing we know the information, and then sitting down in the testing room only...

Playing catchup: funding for education still lags behind health

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Andrew Jack | Story Source: Financial Times ~ Go to Original Article Investment in schools is invisible and, unlike healthcare, takes years to show results. While global rankings may help highlight which countries...

Experts call for an end to online preschool programs

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by:  Jackie Mader | Story Source: The Hechinger Report ~ Go to Original Article Especially popular in rural areas, preschool programs may expose kids to ‘new risks,’ experts warn. Some online preschool programs boast...

Afghan teacher encourages children to never give up

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Oct 2018 | by: ANADOLU AGENCY | Story Source: Daily Sabah, Life ~ Go to Original Article For Afghan teacher Sakena Yacoobi, her students are her driving force. Known for her courage and relentless struggle to educate young girls...

Five elements of a good preschool (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by: John D. Tulenko and Jackie Mader and Lillian Mongeau | Story Source: The Hechinger Report (USA) ~ Go to Original Article How parents and educators can gauge preschool quality. We know preschool makes a big...

UAE: Game-based learning gaining popularity in classrooms

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Oct 2018 | by: Sarwat Nasir | Story Source: Khaleej Times ~ Go to Original Article Playing games in classrooms isn't exactly what comes to mind when most people think of school. However, this is precisely what some teachers in...

New Education Data for SDG on Out of School Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Sep 2018 | by: UNESCO Institute for Statistics | Story Source: UIS ~ Go to Original Article Focus on out-of-school children New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) show that there are still about 262 million – or...

What’s Going On In the Brain Of A Child Who Has Experienced Trauma?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 Sep 2018 | by: Katrina Schwartz | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Educators are increasingly recognizing that students often have complicated lives outside of school that affect how ready they are to learn....

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