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7 Principles for Empowering Teachers to be Architects of Girls’ Empowerment, Daily News Flash 782

Issue 782, 19 Jul 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time"     - Rabindranath Tagore 7 Principles for...

Connect with Asia’s Key EdTech Leaders at EdTech Asia Summit 2018, Daily News Flash 781

Issue 781, 18 Jul 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning"     - Albert Einstein...

Failure to Educate Girls Could Cost $30 Trillion Globally: New Report Reveals, FLS Daily News Flash 780

Issue 780, 17 Jul 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "The principal goal of education... should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating...

Special Edition: Engaging and Motivating Learners, the real value of kids following their interest, FLS Daily News Flash 779

Issue 779, 13 Jul 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will" - Vernon Howard Passion: the real value of kids...

A Blueprint for Large-scale Change in Education, FLS Daily News Flash 778

Issue 778, 11 Jul 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "The goal of education is to enable individuals to continue their education"     - John Dewey A blueprint for supporting...

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In Indonesia, educating child brides remains a tough challenge

A groundbreaking report by UNICEF and the Indonesian government found that girls marrying before the age of 18 were at least six times less likely to complete senior secondary education compared to...

ASER report 2017: In villages, as they grow up, more girls drop out of school

by Uma Vishnu January 17, 2018 The 2017 ASER report focuses on 14 to 18-year-olds, interviewing over 30,000 children across 28 rural districts. The Indian Express explains some of its findings. 86%...

Who is Minding the Gap for Post Primary Transitions for Post 2015?

By Baela Raza Jamil, who currently serves as the Director of Programs Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi and the Institute for Professional Learning as well as Coordinator of the South Asian Forum for...

India: Empowering the Right to Education

Boosting school infrastructure and teacher training is essential for RTE to deliver greater equity In 2009 India enacted a landmark legislation promising universal inclusion in primary education,...

A Passionate Teacher Pays It Forward

"Outside of a one-room wooden school building, you can hear the sound of giggling and children spelling out words in Khmer. There is something in this classroom that is missing from so many...

Thailand: Playing with purpose

Games give more than pleasure and entertainment. Many have been used as tools for solving social issues that cannot be tackled by other approaches. "Design Game, Design Society" is a project by...

Reducing Early Grade Drop Out and Low Learning Achievement in Lao PDR

Key Findings In recent years, Lao PDR has made impressive progress in expanding access to education at all levels. The net enrollment rate for primary schooling has climbed from 65% in 1990 to 98%...

Struggle for education: ‘Balochistan govt has taken steps to improve literacy’

Reflecting upon the present state of education in Balochistan, educationists and subject experts reviewed various initiatives taken by the provincial government in the recent past, urging for the...

Singaporeans spend twice the global average on children’s local education

SINGAPORE — Parents in Singapore spend on average US$70,939 (S$96,196) a year for their children’s local education, almost double the global average of US$44,221, according to a report by HSBC. Of...

Changing education inequalities in India

India is regarded as a humongous laboratory for sociological experiments by many researchers. This is fundamentally because of the large social stratification, contrasting societies and complicated...

Over 40 per cent of Fiji’s children affected by Cyclone Winston, as school year begins

More than a week has passed since Tropical Cyclone Winston ripped through Fiji, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. The latest data indicates that an estimated 347,000 people (40 per cent of...

New Education Secretary John B. King Jr. knows the value of a second chance

John B. King Jr. is like no previous U.S. secretary of Education: He's half-black and half-Puerto Rican, and in his (successful) admissions essay to Harvard, he had to explain why he got kicked out...

Sharing, learning, leading: the E-9 countries and SDG4

With the advent of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), existing education partnerships are re-assessing how best they can pool their knowledge and efforts to achieve the ambitious global...

Students Migrate, Leaving School at the Border

Before she dropped out of school in April, following her cousin to a factory in Thailand where a week of making mattresses pays $48, Dong Sreyda was ranked third in her ninth grade class in Banteay...

Child Labour: ILO Tasks Government To Improve Education

The International Labour Organisation has called on the Nigerian government to end child labour by improving the quality of education and make schools across the country free for children. According...

Children in Afghanistan struggle to access education and healthcare

Children in Afghanistan increasingly struggle to access healthcare and education, the UN said in the report released today, ‘Education and Healthcare at Risk – Key trends and incidents affecting...

School places delay for thousands of special needs pupils

Thousands of pupils with special needs were not offered secondary school places by the official deadline, solicitors say. In England, such pupils are allocated places, based on assessments of their...

Why we need to focus on secondary education

The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developing world’s children were enrolled in primary school. Today,...

Afghanistan: Girls continue to struggle for an education

24 October 2017 This statement was originally published on hrw.org on 17 October 2017. Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in...

From Alternate Spring Break to Purposeful Service Learning

We are close to the season when spring break takes place across our college campuses. A survey done by an online travel service calculated that over 55% of students will travel for leisure during...

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Giving Thanks for A Fruitful Year

On the fourth Thursday of November, the United States celebrates Thanksgiving.  The national holiday which was originally celebrated to offer thanks for the previous year's harvest has developed into a celebration of the year's blessings. Here at CEI, we are taking...

Is school diversity a benefit or burden?

As the USA becomes more diverse, communities are adjusting to change. A firestorm erupted in Eden Prairie, Minn., over redrawing school boundaries. Letter to the editor: Given events in Ferguson, Mo., your piece about school desegregation in Eden Prairie, Minn., ought...

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