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Special Edition: Peace Education and Non Violence, Rethinking Schooling for the 21st Century, FLS News Alerts Issue 813 – 19 Oct 2018

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other" ―Mother Theresa 2 Mins | Read Report UNESCO-MGIEP Launches Policy Brief on Rethinking Schooling Report analyses curriuclum from 22 countries... Read 5-6 Mins | Opinion Efficiently...

Meet Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish Man’: The School Where Children Pay For Their Education in Recycled Waste Materials, FLS News Alerts Issue 812 – 18 Oct 2018

"Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting" ―Ivan Illich 3 Mins | Stories Meet the School Where Children Pay for Education in Recyclables About 65 kids are enrolled at the Cambodian...

Singapore abolishes school exam rankings, says learning is not competition, Issue 811 – Tue 17 Oct 2018

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do" ―Leonardo Da Vinci 3 Mins | Policy Children in Singapore Will No Longer Be Ranked By Exam Results Singapore has long been an educational high-achiever... Read 3 Mins | Data Filipino...

Mobile Teachers in Myanmar Help Out-Of-School Children From Ethnic Minority, FLS News Alerts, Issue 810 – 11 Oct 2018

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge" ―Albert Einstein 3 Mins | Case Myanmar: Mobile Teachers Help Out-of-School Children Years of civil war and tension has meant that Karen... Read 7 Min Video | Case New Data: Poor...

Special Edition: World Teachers’ Day 2018, Celebrating Educations’ Unsung Heroes, FLS News Alerts Issue 809 – Tue 9 Oct 2018

"Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story" ―Josh Shipp 4-5 Mins | Stories Stories of Education's Unsung Heroes A good teacher can change many lives. Even with... Read 7 Min Video | Case Philippines: Why do Teachers Teach? On World Teachers' Day,...

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EU, UNICEF launch €4 mln project to restore education for 1 mln quake-hit kids in Nepal

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have joined hands to launch a multi-million rupees project to help Nepal restore education for one million children in nine...

The Baalabalaga School cross-subsidization model

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Measurement matters in preschool quality

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Where did 1.55 lakh Maharsahtra school kids disappear?

As many as 1.55 lakh kids presumably dropped out of elementary school (Std I-VIII), that too within just a year, according to the Economic Survey of Maharashtra, tabled in the legislature last week....

Women and girls take the lead in Afghanistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait Blog ~ Go to Original Article Education Cannot Wait provides a new path for women...

The Global Search for Education: Will Singapore Continue to Lead in 2030?

“We are putting in more efforts to emphasize values inculcation, lifelong learning, holistic education and 21st century skills.  We hope to encourage joyful learning and help our students develop...

UPOU-UNICEF offer free online courses on child rights protection and promotion

In a bid to attract more online learners for its child rights protection and promotion (CRP) courses developed in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the University of...

Education for poor children in the indian slums of Allahabad

The International Day of street children who in the world are about 250 million was recently celebrated. We are talking about vulnerable young children, forced to beg and steal to survive without...

After taking flak, state orders resurvey of out-of-school kids

It took 17 days and a lot of flak for the state education department to realize that the July 4 survey to identify out-of-school children did not give a true picture. The education commissioner has...

Maharashtra government to conduct fresh survey of out-of-school kids in November – India

The mega survey, which will be conducted with the help of NGOs, is expected to be more "effective and authentic" and aims to identify every single child who is out of school. After facing huge...

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don’t Work

Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills aren't as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education...

Odisha: Mayurbhanj declared ‘out of school children-free’ district

A documentary on ‘Mu Bi Padhibi’ shot by the Mayurbhanj district administration was released by Chief Secretary GC Pati at the State Secretariat here on Saturday. Mayurbhanj district Collector...

5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology

It’s hard to imagine going hours without using any sort of common technology in the course of our daily lives, but that’s exactly what happens in many classrooms across America. While education...

Silicon Valley teacher: Don’t confuse educational technology that helps kids learn — and doesn’t

For years now school reformers have been touting the power of technology to transform education. Kids can learn better, faster and anywhere they want if only school districts would invest enough...

US: The Simple Reform That Improved Black Students’ Earnings

When states raise the number of math classes they require students to take in high school, black students complete more math coursework—and boost their earnings as a result. That’s the topline...

Korea: Education needs overhaul to nurture creativity

Education should put a greater focus on nurturing creativity by encouraging students to use their knowledge in solving real-life problems during class. "The cultivation of creativity will be...

Conflict, crisis give West Africa chance to rebuild, improve education

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's worst recorded Ebola outbreak and militant violence in West Africa may have shut down schools across the region but governments should see conflict...

Helping girls worldwide requires a united stand

"We cannot sit on the sidelines and let this continue. Each of us is responsible. We cannot rest until we have justice and freedom for every girl and every boy. Since last Malala Day, I have been...

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UK: Programme helps to close achievement gap for disadvantaged pupils

The review carried out by PwC, examined 25 schools supported by the Achievement for All Achieving Schools programme, between 2011 and 2015. The results indicated that pupils with special educational...

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