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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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Learning crisis in South Asia, only half of primary-aged children receiving education

South Asia is currently home to more than 10 million out-of-school children, who should be able to attend primary level and 20 million out-of-school children at secondary level. May 07, 2018 19:06...

Dropout rate among girls in Thane dips in India

Thane: There has been a rise in the volume of girls completing primary school education in the district over the last four years. Though experts have lauded the numbers, they have called for far...

Educating Young Women in Rural Cambodia

The women of Cambodia have made progress in education. From 2004 to 2012, the proportion of women to men in higher education grew from 29 to 38 percent. Yet, as these numbers also show, gender...

Expanding and improving the quality of girls’ education in Afghanistan

Afghanistan illustrates how a country emerging from decades of war and in a continued state of conflict can have, together with its donors, a will to prioritize education. Afghanistan is a success...

Making a difference in education through personalized learning

After successfully starting and running Eklavya School in Ahmedabad, three graduates of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad decided to quit and start their own venture in 2001. The school they...

What is the return on adult education? Evidence from India

There are roughly 781 million illiterate adults in the world (and that’s probably an underestimate), according to UNESCO. Yet we know vanishingly little about how to reduce adult illiteracy. From a...

Myanmar: Draft of Basic Education Law faulty: teachers

By EI SHWE PHYU 04 JAN 2018 The Myanmar Teachers’ Federation has said the draft of the Basic Education Law to be submitted to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on January 15 does not mention the role of...

Why are children dropping out of school?

Photo Credit: UNESCO Bangkok Date: 18 July 2018 | By: Zara Kayani | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go to Original Article   When we talk about complying with Article 25-A of the constitution...

Empowering girls and women through storytelling – the 2016 Laureate for the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education tells her story

By: UNESCO, 06 March 2018 Education plays a central role in empowering women and girls – from providing access to quality learning to enabling personal and professional growth. It helps girls find...

In Old Newspapers, an Idea to Get Mumbai’s Slum Children Back to School

Rekha Parkhe, 15, dreams big. She wants to become a doctor and is ready to put in the hard work that will help her realise her ambitions. But education is a luxury her parents can barely afford....

The Global Search for Education: 7 Teachers 7 Continents #EdChat on #EdTech

Global classroom collaboration to share good practice - does anyone do it on quite the same scale as Edmodo? On August 4, EdmodoCon 2015 will be streamed live from San Mateo, California. Thousands...

Room to Read and IKEA Foundation Make Learning Fun for 93,000 Children in Bangladesh and Indonesia

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, on Children’s Rights Day, Room to Read announced its partnership with IKEA and IKEA Foundation for Let’s Play for Change, the new IKEA good cause campaign...

For Global Learning Metrics, Ask Cognitive Scientists

The December of 2016 brought worrisome messages to many Ministries of Education.  The 2015 PISA and TIMSS[1] scores were publicized.  Despite efforts, Latin American countries have low scores, as do...

An EdTech Buzzword Bingo Card

As always, our NPR Ed inboxes are clogged with press releases about the latest amazeballs app or product. Like the following, edited to protect the guilty: ...an unprecedented new DOODLEHICKY app...

World Bank: Developing countries yet to benefit from digital growth

World Bank has challenged developing nations to improve their business environment increase access to Internet and promote good governance to reap benefits of Information and Communication...

Numbers of out-of-school children ‘dwindle’, joint PIDS-UNICEF study finds

The number of out-of-school children (OOSC) shrunk by half between 2008 and 2012, findings of a joint study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the United Nations...

Education should not just be an investment vehicle

A press release distributed last year throughout this region claimed that "with new investment vehicles facilitating the investment in schools, alternative investments diversify the investor...

Switzerland increases funding to the Global Partnership for Education

The Federal Council of Switzerland announced last week in Bern a contribution of CHF36 million (US$37.3 million) to the Global Partnership for Education. This amount will be supplemented by CHF4...

Troubleshooting PBL

Teachers know that no lesson plan is impeccable. The plan that led to profound discussion and whole-class engagement can later (even that same day!) fall flat, due to personalities, group dynamics,...

Global report on adult learning and education

Welcome to the world of adult learning and education (ALE) in 2016. This is a world that is responding to major processes of transformation. Rapid technological advances are demanding that citizens...

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480 children in city out of school, says report

"A report compiled by NGOs working in Pune suggests that there are as many as 480 out-of-school children in the city. According to the report, the annual combined income of all the children begging in the city is over Rs 1 crore. Two organisations, Maitree Foundation...

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