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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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Pakistan’s education system

In a list of countries that have the highest shortfall of teachers, Pakistan was the only non-African country on the list. The teachers are under trained, under paid and de-motivated; how can we...

Tribal kids who walked 5 km to school can now enjoy rides on bicycles

A group of Mumbaikars started collecting used cycles to give these tribal kids living in and around Aarey Colony, Dahanu and Asangaon, after they noticed how many students were dropping out of...

CONFLICT HAS FORCED 24 MIILLION CHILDREN OUT OF SCHOOL: UNICEF

Global conflict has forced tens of millions of children out of school in dozens of countries around the world, according to a new report. Nearly 24 million children living in conflict zones in 22...

India tops global list of out-of-school children

Six years after the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, India continues to top the global list of countries with the highest number of out-of-school children. While the government...

We Need to Teach Our Children That They Can Change the World

In a time of rapid change, educators worldwide are faced with the challenge of preparing children to handle unprecedented levels of stress and uncertainty. There is an unwelcome side effect of...

The Nobel Peace Prize Committee Heard the Children

On the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights, let’s remember the millions of children without an education As we mark the International Day of Human Rights, two of the world’s most...

In India’s Slums, Blended Learning Finds Unexpected Evangelists

On his swing through Silicon Valley this week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to improve education for girls and increase opportunities for women. In a Mumbai slum some 4,000 miles away,...

Teachers told to bring dropouts back to school (India)

B. Ramu, the Chief Executive Officer of Shivamogga Zilla Panchayat, has called upon the teachers to strive to bring the out-of-school children back to schools. Mr. Ramu was speaking at a review...

OOSC to be more elaborate this year

"The Out of School Children (OOSC) survey, which will be carried out by the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), will for the first time, include a team comprising officials from various government...

J&K govt felicitates teacher for innovative teaching methods – India

Jammu and Kashmir government today felicitated the teacher whose video of innovative methods of teaching went viral on social media last week. Education Minister Naeem Akhtar felicitated Mohammad...

A Shifting Education Model in China

An emphasis on success beyond test results takes cues from the U.S. but is only part of the plan to reshape the country’s approach to learning. Just as President Obama steps back from student...

Beyond a number: How qualitative accountability can make a difference to schools

he Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) challenges states to enhance their accountability systems while overcoming the limits of test-based accountability by requiring that systems include at least one...

Microsoft supports digital literacy for elderly Cambodians

With the support of Microsoft, Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) has taught more than 1,500 students in Phnom Penh’s most impoverished community, invaluable skills in computer science through the...

US: As social and emotional learning expands, educators fear the ‘fizzle’

Four minutes late to his first class of the day, an 11th-grade boy at Oakland’s Skyline High School swung into his seat and blurted an explanation: “I had a bad nosebleed last night.” His U.S....

Killing the spirit of RTE Act

A month since school started and almost every day six-year-old Meghana (name changed) is asked by her peers or teachers if it is her birthday. It’s not easy for her to answer, as her father still...

US: To improve education, focus on excellence — not failure

Michael J. Petrilli is president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution. School failure is no longer the United States’ most pressing educational problem —...

‘New Economy,’ Old Injustices – And School Reform

Toni Wagner sees an economy in shambles and calls for innovators. Yong Zhao sees a nation at risk and calls for entrepreneurs. Tom Van der Ark sees competition and complexity and calls for project...

Over 400,000 Afghan children expected to drop out of school in 2017

More than 400,000 children in Afghanistan are expected to drop out of school in 2017 due to growing instability in the country and the forced returns of Afghan refugees from Pakistan, according to...

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word ‘teaching.’ We often use ‘teaching’ and ‘learning’ synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about teachers, and...

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Education liberates in ‘Sokola Rimba’

"Since 2003, SOKOLA has initiated programs in 8 different provinces throughout Indonesia, which has benefited over 10,000 children and adults in isolated indigenous communities. It has been made possible by the support of volunteers from throughout Indonesia. SOKOLA...

Syrian children learning despite conflict

"This week 148,000 Syrian child refugees in Lebanon are back in school. This is thanks to an innovative initiative that has dramatically changed the way we think of provisions for children in conflict. Having been deprived of an education by a war entering its fourth...

From secret school to Afghanistan’s future

"The young founder of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan, speaking at the Global Education and Skills Conference in Dubai, says she wants to start by emphasising the positive. But there's no escaping the grim childhood experiences that made education such a...

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