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Meet the School that Educates Children Hidden in India’s Margins, FLS News Alerts Issue 804 – Wed 19 Sep 2018

"There is divine beauty in learning... to learn means to accept that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps" ―Elie Wiesel 3-4 Mins | Stories Meet the School that Educates Children Hidden in India's Margins On the...

‘Floating Schools’ Bring The Classroom To The Student In Flood-Prone Parts Of Bangladesh, Issue 803 – Tue 18 Sep 2018

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all" ―Aristotle 3-4 Mins | Stories In Bangladesh, 'Floating Schools' Bring the Classroom to the Student On the Atrai River in the northwest of Bangladesh... Read 5-6 Mins | Curriculum Learning Letter...

A Mother’s Inspiring Story of Determination: Building a better life through Lifelong Learning, FLS News Alerts Issue 802 – Fri 14 Sep 2018

"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives" ―Clay P. Bedford 2 Mins | Stories A Mother's Inspiring Story: Building a Better Life through Lifelong...

World’s Largest Development Impact Bond Worth $11m Launched to Improve Education Quality in India, FLS News Alerts Issue 801 – Wed 12 Sep 2018

"Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing" ―Madeline Hunter 3 Mins | Finance Impact Bond Worth $11m Launched to Improve Education Quality in India World's largest...

Vietnam: Embracing Tech in Early Childhood Education, FLS News Alerts Issue 800, Tue 11 Sep 2018

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world" ―Albert Einstein 3 Mins | Case Vietnam: Embracing Tech in Early Childhood Education and Beyond When Minh Hạnh’s 5-year-old daughter Mai told her she... Read 3 Mins |...

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Pre-school education for 2016-2017 planned

Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Thi Nghia emphasized developing preschools in industrial and processing zones and poor areas while upgrading infrastructure...

Mumbai to miss out-of-school survey deadline

The city is likely to skip the second round of a survey to identify 'out-of-school' children as communication from the state education department reached Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation barely...

Forum to discuss Maharashtra-wide survey on out-of-school kids

Forum Against Commercialisation of Education (FACE) has called for a meeting of all the social organisations in the city at 5pm on Thursday at BD Bhalekar High School to discuss the state-wide...

India: 1,70,525! why are our children out of school?

Child labour, migration, transport and access are responsible for keeping a whopping 1,70,525 kids, that’s 63% of children between the ages of 11 and 13 out of school. The government appears to be...

What do we know about how children use their time?

"Here’s an interesting question: how do children typically use the 24 hours in their day? It’s a rather basic question – with some important implications. (1) Where children spend their time tell us...

Launching a National Plan of Action, Islamabad

"The Ministry of Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education has launched the National Plan of Action” based on eight provincial plans (2013-16) “to enroll 5.1 million out of school...

Half Of Childhood Blindness In Poorer Nations Is Preventable Or Treatable

Throughout my life I have always been passionate about education and the important role it plays especially for young girls and women experiencing poverty and disadvantage. I have seen the doors...

UNICEF, Finnair and Amadeus partner to enable traveller donations towards “Schools for Asia” initiative

Travellers buying tickets on finnair.com will be able to donate from one to ten euros. Donations will be channeled to UNICEF programme in aid of the disadvantaged children in Asia. BANGKOK, Thailand...

We Want a School: The ambition of a village in North Cambodia

Ian Casswell (an educational consultant, qualified teacher and previous leader for the MA in Educational Innovation at the University of Warwick), as well as Universal World School (UWS)...

Shopkeeper who teaches Indian slum children at his school under a bridge

"In each community, there are citizens crying out for help and doing all they can to ensure children have access to basic education. Children in the Indian city of New Delhi have been given an...

MEDIA ADVISORY – LAUNCH EVENT: UNESCO, Microsoft, True and partners join in ‘Mobile Learning for Out-Of-School Children’ initiative at Thai-Myanmar Border

Microsoft tablets pre-loaded with UNESCO app and True educational TV packages to benefit learners as part of joint initiative with Office of Informal and Non-Formal Education UNESCO Bangkok,...

How teachers see the classroom redefined by the cloud

The Library of Alexandria was one of the most important libraries of the ancient world. Its vast number of scrolls, collections of works, lecture halls, and meeting rooms were a boon to...

India: An education lost is a livelihood gained?

Girls seem the worst sufferers; once they drop out of school, they face pressure from their family to get married, or to get a job Sandhya (15) (name changed), a class 10 student from Madivala,...

Opinion: We must commit to inclusive education for children with disabilities. Here’s how

Photo Credit: Connor Ashleigh / AusAID / CC BY (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 July 2018 | By: Nidhi Singal, Nafisa Baboo | Story Source: DevEx.com ~ Go to Original Article   In the quest to secure...

Helping solve the global education crisis

Education is the key to solving the world’s problems. That was the clear message from GEMS Education chairman and founder Sunny Varkey, at the Global Education Forum. The fourth annual two-day...

This is the world’s best kindergarten

At Fuji Kindergarten outside Tokyo, kids make the most of a magical environment designed just for them. The roof of their oval-shaped school, designed by Tokyo-based firm Tezuka Architects, is an...

Gender parity in education achieved in less than half the world’s countries – UNESCO

A new gender report compiled by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), shows that fewer than half the countries have achieved the goal of ensuring gender parity...

Here’s How This Dedicated Teacher Is Helping Solve Nigeria’s Education Problem

  With millions of school-aged children in Nigeria lacking access to an education, teacher Monsurat Thomas founded the Bolafade Primary School in 1999 to make a change. Her school started with just...

US: How early should kids begin STEM education?

Ohio children need high-quality pre-k education if they are to develop the STEM skills that will be in demand for 21st century jobs, a group of business and military leaders said this week. A new...

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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...

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Out Of School: Globalization’s Children Are Being Abandoned

"If world leaders thought that they could relax as the demonstrations of 2011, 2012 and 2013 petered out, today's launch of the Education For All Global Monitoring Report compiled by Pauline Rose reveals the shocking disparities in opportunities for young people that...

THIS GENERATION CANNOT WAIT FOR EDUCATION

"This week political leaders and top diplomats gather in Geneva to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria. As the crisis approaches its fourth year, an entire generation of children is being shaped by violence, displacement and a lack of education. " Keep...

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