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How Seasonal Migration in India Affects Education Opportunity for Children, FLS News Alerts Issue 837 – Thu 13 Dec 2018

"By almost any definition, the struggle to educate all the world's children is an emergency" ―Michael Elliott 🕛 3-4 Mins | Policy How Seasonal Migration in India Affects Education Opportunity 80% of the children of seasonal migrant workers... Read 🕛 4 Mins | Emergency...

Indonesia: Raising Teaching Standards, Combining Passion and Policies, FLS News Alerts Issue 836 – Wed 12 Dec 2018

"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued" ―Ken Robinson 🕛 5 Mins | Policy Indonesia: Raising Teaching Standards Passion & Policies When Ms. Dinny asks her class who...

Data for Lifelong Learning: What Can Monitoring Do? UNESCO Institute for Statistics Releases its SDG4 Data Digest 2018, FLS News Alerts Issue 835 – Tue 11 Dec 2018

"If you can raise the floor of what a generation of children know, then you've raised the floor of what that country can do as those children become adults" ―Shannon May 🕛 3 Mins | Data Digest Data for Lifelong Learning: What Can Monitoring Do? Globally, 617 million -...

Qatar Confirms Its Commitment to National, International Education at the Global Education Meeting in Brussels, FLS News Alerts Issue 834 – Fri 7 Dec 2018

"When you learn, teach. When you get, give" ―Maya Angelou 🕛 3 Mins | Partnership Qatar Confirms Its Commitment to Education On Monday, HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohamed... Read 🕛 4 Mins | Policy How Has India's Education Adapted for...

Indonesia: Tuk Tuk Library Brings Joy of Books to Jakarta’s Poorest Children, Issue 833 – Thu 6 Dec 2018

"It is better to know how to learn than to know" ―Dr. Seuss 🕛 2 Mins | Stories Indonesia: Tuk Tuk Library Brings Joy of Books to Jakarta's Kids Sutino "Kinong" Hadi was not even 10 years old when... Read 🕛 3 Mins | Outcomes Studying is Hard in Cambodia, Senate...

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Can you solve these ‘AI in education’ challenges? You may get to present the solution to government officials

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Only a quarter of Rohingya refugees’ education needs have been met

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The Groups Fighting for Girls’ Education in India

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Filipino envoy feels stateless kids in Sabah deserve schooling

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Want action, not reports on out-of-school kids: Karnataka HC

"We have been hearing this case for one year and there is still no progress. We want zero level of out-of-school children. For that, we want action, not submission of reports." This was the terse...

INDIA: UNION’S NATIONAL MARCH HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR QUALITY EDUCATION

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Seeing means learning in Cambodia

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Looking across the river towards a better future

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How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

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How A People-First Culture Is Transforming Education In India

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What Can We Do About Teacher Turnover?

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Getting Teacher Migration & Mobility Right

"Recruitment of teachers across borders represents the greatest threat to teachers’ rights and safety. Check out emerging trends and tendencies of teacher migration worldwide. Learn from examples of successful practices of unions and governments worldwide." Take a...

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For the past 10 Tuesdays since the 25th February, 10 teachers, from 10 countries around the world have shared their "stories, motivations and challenges in their work as part of a new social media campaign, #TeacherTuesday." The project told "the stories of teachers...

8% of Ugandan children have never gone to school – study

"In spite of Uganda’s policy on free education, one out of every 20 children of school-going age (7 to 15 years) has never attended school, a new report by child-based organisations reveals. The Out of School Children Study in Uganda report released on Wednesday was...

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