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Issue 772, 21 June 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark" - Thomas Paine Pakistan: Abdul Hakeem Mahar’s miracle school in the...

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Issue 771, 19 June 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn" - Benjamin Franklin ‘Teachers are brain engineers’: UW...

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Issue 770, 15 June 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves" - Joseph Campbell Can you Solve MIT's Latest...

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Issue 769, 13 June 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "The purpose of education is to save young people from the paralyzing effects of wealth and poverty"      - Kurt Hahn $3...

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Issue 768, Tue 12 June 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference" - Claire Fagin Cambodia: 20.6m Education Grant Targets...

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Community-Based Accelerated Learning Schools

READ is developing a condensed, 18-month, non-formal curriculum to mainstream out-of-school students into the formal education system. Community-Based Accelerated Learning Schools are being...

Child labour fuels school dropout rate – Pakistan

Sitting in a dark place, staring at dazzling light and repeating this practice throughout the day is a boring and tough exercise, but unfortunately it is everyday routine of Danish, a 14-year-old...

MP govt plans campaign to reduce school absenteeism

The Madhya Pradesh government will soon launch ‘Dastak Abhiyan’, a School Chalen Ham Abhiyan-like campaign to reduce absenteeism of students from the schools, officials said. Absenteeism in schools...

Vital step-up for disadvantaged kids

The Circle of Care programme, introduced at two pre-schools three years ago, attests to the difference that early and holistic intervention can make to the learning and social abilities of...

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was Burma. They ran for their lives during the vicious recurrent cycles of purges...

India: An innovation fund for secondary education will be created to encourage local innovation, says FM

Today, while presenting the Union Budget and its implications for the upgradation and enhancement of the education sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley laid emphasis on how quality education can...

Celebrating small successes with out-of-school children in India

The newly released UNESCO report should raise alarm amongst educators and policy makers across the world because it throws up evidence that basic education is given the lowest of priorities not only...

Malaysia’s International Education by 2020 and Beyond

By Kris Olds January 14, 2018 This entry is based on recent work in ASEAN and South Pacific Island States, specifically to address confusion between international education and the...

India: Walking the extra mile to make learning inclusive

IT WAS 12 years ago that Sherin Mammen chanced upon tutoring. Since then, she has been striving to make learning more inclusive for slow learners and children with special needs. Now 46, Mamman had...

India’s ‘better off’ children march with world leaders to help those left out

Thousands of children gathered at India’s Presidential Palace on Sunday to launch a global campaign mobilizing better-off children to speak up for their disadvantaged counterparts. The campaign aims...

Game-based Arabic Lessons Brought to Syrian Refugees in Jordan by Libraries Without Borders and eduTechnoz

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), the leading global initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has recently facilitated collaboration between Libraries Without...

UK: Half of pupils expelled from school have mental health issue, study finds

Half of all pupils expelled from school are suffering from a recognised mental health problem, according to a study. Those who are permanently excluded find themselves at a significant disadvantage,...

India: An innovation fund for secondary education will be created to encourage local innovation, says FM

Today, while presenting the Union Budget and its implications for the upgradation and enhancement of the education sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley laid emphasis on how quality education can...

India: NGOs demand better methods to identify, enrol out-of-school children

Non-government organisations (NGOs) working towards abolishing child labour wrote to the state government recently, demanding better mechanisms to identify out-of-school children and enrol them in...

Govt increases reserved seats for poor kids in pvt schools

"Despite a poor response to the 25 per cent (5,300 seats) reservation policy for economically weaker section (EWS) under the Right to Education Act, where only 19 per cent of the seats reserved in...

Quality of schools is critical for economic growth in developing countries, Stanford expert says

The quality rather than the quantity of education is key to boosting a nation's economy, especially in the developing world, a Stanford scholar writes. Stanford economist Eric Hanushek says a focus...

Learning InEquality: Introducing an equality law approach to Education for All

By: Camilla Alonzo, Legal and Programmes Officer, Equal Rights Trust, an independent international organisation whose objective is to combat discrimination and advance equality as a fundamental...

Efforts underway to bring back out of school children

"The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has envisaged adopting a new education policy for admitting dropouts and out of school children in various PEF partner schools in the province. These children...

US: A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

EW YORK — Few middle schoolers are as clued in to their mathematical strengths and weakness as Moheeb Kaied. Now a seventh grader at Brooklyn’s Middle School 442, he can easily rattle off his...

UNICEF: World remains deeply unfair for children

On the Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF highlighted the need for a fairer world as children make up almost half of the world’s poor The world remains a “deeply unfair” place for the poorest and most...

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Syria refugee children working, missing school

"With the Syrian conflict in its third year, the 61-page report by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees highlights the plight of the children, who are growing up in fractured families, missing out on education and increasingly going out to work to help support...

Still too many children not in school

"As much as the 189 signatories of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can pat themselves on the back for decreasing the number of children who don’t go to school, with the focus now shifting from providing access to providing quality education, there are an...

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