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Finland’s Education System: Documenting the Journey to Success, FLS News Alerts Issue 790, Thu 16 Aug 2018

"The whole of life, from the moment you are born, to the moment you die, is a process of learning" ―Jiddu Krishnamurti 4 Mins | Policy Finland's Education System: The Journey to Success When Finnish students scored amongst the top in the programme for... Read 5 Mins |...

How a Stereotype-Smashing Teen Founded the First All-Girl Muslim Robotics Team, FLS News Alerts 789 – Tues 14 Aug 2018

"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows" ―Sydney J. Harris 4 Mins | Girls Ed. How a Stereotype-Smashing Teen Founded the First All-Girl Muslim Robotics Team What can a 15-year-old do to help break down barriers... READ 1 Min | Finance World...

Books are bridges to embracing our differences: how books help us understand ourselves and others better, FLS News Alerts, Issue 788, Fri 10 Aug 2018

"Joy, feeling one's own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable are all factors of enormous value for the human soul" ―Marie Montessori 4 Mins  |  Curriculum Diverse books are bridges to embracing our differences Books have the power...

What Do Kids Think About School? The Answers Might Surprise You…, Results from HundrED’s Global Youth Survey on Education, Daily News Flash 787

Brand New Design! Issue 787, Tue 7 Aug 18, Keep up your professional knowledge! #Quote of the day Our job is obvious, we need to get out of the way, shine a light, and empower a new generation... ―Seth Godin 4 Min Read       #Research What Do Kids Think About School?...

Discover the Power of the Social Brain, What it is and how it works, FLS News Flash 786

Issue 786, 2 Aug 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/ Quote of the Day "Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it"    ―Alan Moore The Power of the Social Brain. What...

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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...

Educating Myanmar’s youngest refugees

16 January, 2018 By Kevin Watkins/Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Sofia Begum is a case study in the power of hope. Three months ago, armed vigilantes attacked the six-year-old’s village in Myanmar’s...

Uproar over education

Charter proposal to change 12 years of state-sponsored schooling slammed as it will take away students’ opportunity for high schooling HUNDREDS OF THOUSAND children would potentially lose their...

First ever refugee school in Punjab formally upgraded, affiliated with board

26 Oct 2017 KOT CHANDNA, MIANWALI, 26 October 2017 – Ms. Aqeela Asifi – the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award winner – has successfully completed her education project in Kot Chandna refugee village in...

Floating Schools and how Access to Technology Broadens Access to Education

"Until I read about Mosammet Reba Khatun from Bangladesh, I had never heard about solar-powered floating schools. Reading about Mosammet’s experience has revolutionised my understanding of what...

The real cost of education in the Philippines

The price of education and the cost of missing out on one Last June, we saw the power of social media at work with the story of nine-year-old Daniel Cabrera. After a photo of him doing his homework...

5m children still out of school

"A recent World Bank report said that as many as five million children are still out of school in Bangladesh. These children are out of school either because they did not enrol in school or dropped...

Vietnamese kids stuck in social bind

IT IS JUST after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted. "Please give me a second. My head's going to explode,"...

Schools asked to conduct another survey to find out-of-school students – India

Even as the first survey seems to have been a waste of time as nothing was done about children registered then, education department wants another one to be conducted by October 30. After a failed...

Chevron education programme gets extension – Bangladesh

Chevron Bangladesh has announced a three-year extension of its non-formal primary education (NFPE) programme for communities living near the company’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulvibazar gas plants....

Tamil Nadu Budget: More funds for school education

In his budget speech, Chief Minister O. Paneerselvam said 46,737 out-of-school children were brought into the regular stream of education, and under the Right to Education a total of 1,36,593...

Helping Students Deal with Loss

By: Meghan Mathis Recently, one of my students lost her brother to cancer.  He had been fighting the disease for quite a while and though his death was not unexpected and though I did not know her...

Remove Barriers to Syrian Refugee Education

(Brussels) – Participants at a conference on Syria in Brussels on April 5, 2017, should address the reasons why more than half a million refugee children are still not in school, Human Rights Watch...

“Children of migrant workers not counted in out-of-school survey”

While the recent survey carried out by the state education department states that there are 1,683 out-of-school children in Pune and 1,699 in the district, according to the Every Child Counts (ECC)...

Pokémon Go used in classrooms to help autistic children

Australian autism expert Craig Smith has devised a way of incorporating the hit game into his lessons to encourage austic students' social skills Pupils at a school in Australia are being actively...

Demand of private schools for ‘extra fee’ from RTE quota children opposed

“Though we know that schools are not supposed to collect extra fees from us, we pay the fee that they demand as teachers warn us that our child will not be allowed to appear for the examination if...

In India, we need female friendly and gender responsive schools for quality and equity in education

In India, even at the school level gender disparities exist. Rajasthan state is a glaring example of such disparity as was revealed by a recent survey. Even incentive schemes for girls education...

US: The High-Speed Preschool Experiment

When they arrived, many of the soon-to-be kindergarteners in Miami Elementary School’s summer preschool program in Lafayette, Indiana, could not spell their names or grip a pencil. They hadn’t...

Every Third Child of Primary School Age Without Access to Education Has a Disability

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD alerts: children with disabilities who are excluded from education are confined to a future of poverty and isolation. In order to break the cycle of poverty, the disability and...

Boko Haram: Northeast Nigeria ‘500 years behind South in Education’ – VC

The Vice- Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Abubakar Njodi, has said the North-east may take 500 years to recover from the destruction inflicted by Boko Haram on its education system and...

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Bombed-out Zliten school children taught in containers

"Zliten had 17 schools before the revolution. Now it has four. Because  Qaddafi’s forces stockpiled munitions inside them, NATO bombed the rest. Smashed  buildings have not been replaced and some classes are now being held in shipping  containers." Continue reading...

Employers must school kids, India

"Employing children between the ages of six and 16 may turn out to counter-productive as new rules proposed by the state education department will make it mandatory for employers to send the children to school or face legal action." Continue reading about the ongoing...

12,000 Children out of school in Kapilvastu

"Though the government has been organising children’s enrolment campaigns across the country, thousands of children are still out of schools in the district." Continue to the press release for the latest figures on enrolment, dropout rates and...

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