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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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Thailand: :Window Tablets Give Orphaned Children The Joy of Tech and Literature

When Lily tells the story of her Heavenly Home orphanage at the Thai-Myanmar border, she doesn’t focus much on the institutional milestones – how the shelter began in a small space in the city’s...

Eat, play, love: How a Japanese woman is getting kids to school

Yuri Nishimura, 58, a teacher from Kyoto, is keeping Wadala slum kids off the streets through music and dance. Following norms of the Right to Education Act, teachers at municipality schools have...

The Baalabalaga School cross-subsidization model

The Baalabalaga School is a unique, equal-opportunity private school located on a specially designed campus in Dharwad. The school employs a unique financing structure whereby it requires each...

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Discussions on improving the quality of primary, secondary and higher secondary education in Nepal have been going on since 1992, but there is little to show by way of results. A 1994 World Bank...

Education reforms critical for the Thai economy, says World Bank

ONE-THIRD of 15-year-old Thais are "functionally illiterate", the World Bank said yesterday, and suggested that the country reform its education system partly through merging and optimising the...

This Is How Many More Primary School Teachers the World Will Need to Provide Primary Education for All by 2020

Not enough resources are being given to the education of children in their formative years UNESCO is honoring one of the world’s hardest-working professions with World Teachers’ Day on Monday,...

‘1.4 lakhs kids out of school in state’

Report exposes govt attempt to under-report number of such kids While the Maharashtra government claims to be doing its best to enrol around 81,000 out-of-school children in the state, the National...

RECYCLING PAPER SALE IDEA TO FUND MIGRANTS’ KIDS

Residents of Windmill of Your Mind apartment complex, Whitefield, have initiated the idea of collecting newspapers in their society and selling it off for providing essential supplies that would aid...

The high dropout rate of girls in India

By Anjela Taneja | Jan 31 2018 A wealth of experience exists on how to keep girls in school and ensure the quality of their education. According to the ministry of human resource development (MHRD),...

Now, a mega survey to count out-of-school kids – India

The decision was taken by school education minister Vinod Tawde, following a meeting with NGOs. Two months after teachers across the state conducted “a shoddy” areawise survey to count the number of...

Talking Point: Unfair budget failed to create conditions to lift most disadvantaged

SOCIETIES that are more equitable – ones with a smaller gap between the least well off and the most well off – have better economic outcomes overall. This disproves the myth that we have to fix...

5 Good TED Ed Lessons to Foster Students Creative Thinking

By:  Educatorstechnology, Saturday, May 05, 2018 The theme of this week’s list of TED Ed lessons is creativity. We have meticulously selected five excellent videos from the collection that embeds...

Tata Sky forays into school education

In a country where one in every four students takes private tuition to supplement the education they receive in formal educational institutes, Tata Sky's latest initiative, an educational...

How Is AI Used In Education — Real World Examples Of Today And A Peek Into The Future

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 July 2018 | By: Bernard Marr | Story Source: Forbes ~ Go to Original Article   While the debate regarding how much screen time is appropriate for children...

Giving displaced children in Afghanistan an education, and an opportunity

" Before arriving at the Charahi Qambar camp for internally displaced people, 16-year-old Agha LaLay had never attended school. He didn’t know how to read, didn’t know how to write, and his math...

What Keeps Students Motivated to Learn?

By Katrina Schwartz MARCH 13, 2014 Educators have lots of ideas about how to improve education, to better reach learners and to give students the skills they’ll need in college and beyond the...

Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers

Robots are increasingly being used to teach students in the classroom for a number of subjects across science, maths and language. But our research shows that while students enjoy learning with...

Education and economic development: Five reforms that have worked

Every sector is reforming to meet the changing demands of the global economy. Except one. Education remains a predominantly public service.  This is fine except that it means that this is also...

Craig Newmark And Other Tech Entrepreneurs Have Donated To Microfinance Startup Zidisha

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark and a handful of other tech entrepreneurs and companies have donated a total of $525,000 to microfinance startup Zidisha, which hopes to bring down costs of...

Program Aids Inclusive Education

"While the resistance to encourage children with learning disabilities/dyslexia and autism is still prevalent in Indian society — Sankalp, the Open School Learning Centre based in Chennai, has gone...

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Take a look at some of this weeks week-in prints and report launches: 1. Prosperity for All: Ending Extreme Poverty - World Bank release article and report 2. Exploitation in the Name of Education: Human Rights Watch Looking at 'Uneven Progress in Ending Forced Child...

Afghanistan: Before and after the Taliban

"The education system in Afghanistan is regarded as one of the country's biggest success stories. In 2001 no girls attended formal schools and there were only one million boys enrolled. By 2012 the World Bank says there were 7.8 million pupils attending school -...

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