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Girls Deprived of Education in Pakistan. Here are the Barriers. Human Rights Watch Release New Report, FLS News Alerts Issue 825 – Fri 16 Nov 2018

"Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open" ―James Dewar 🕛 4 Mins | Report Girls Deprived of Education in Pakistan. Here are the Barriers A new report by Human Rights Watch today...   Read 🕛 6-7 Mins | Stories Myanmar: A Helping Hand for...

Music Can Help Young Children With Reading, Here’s How. FLS News Alerts Issue 824 – Wed 14 Nov 18

"Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education" ―Plato 🕛 4 Mins | Research Learning Music Early Makes Kids Better Readers Neuroscience has found a clear relationship...   Read 🕛 4 Mins | Stories Light Fading Fast For Bangladeshi Children With an EU...

Turning the Page: How India’s State Schools are Being Revitalised, FLS News Alerts Issue 823 – Tue 13 Aug 2018

"A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers" ―Helen Keller 🕛 2 Mins | Research How India's State Schools are Being Revitalised For years, efforts to improve India's state system focused on teachers, classrooms...   Read 🕛 4 Mins | Disability...

What Do Teachers Really Mean To Us? The First Comprehensive Attempt to Compare the Status of Teachers Around the World, Issue 822

🚧 We're making some changes, please bear with us! 🚧 Thank you for your readership, and happy Friday! ― The Lifelong Learning & Literacy Team, UNESCO Bangkok "Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they...

Spotlight on Sustainability: 10 Innovative Cases of School Sustainability, FLS News Alerts Issue 821 – 7 Nov 18

🚧 Coming soon! A new and improved design for your newsletter!! 🚧 Thank you for your readership and we hope that you are still enjoying our news circulars! ― The Lifelong Learning & Literacy Team, UNESCO Bangkok "It is paradoxical that many still differentiate between...

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The Philippines Wants More STEM-Educated People

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 19 Oct 2018 | by: Sintia Radu | Story Source: US News ~ Go to Original Article AS GREATER NUMBERS OF people around the world learn about the impact and use of...

How non-formal education developed as an important sector of education in Pakistan?

Introduction - This paper examines the development of non-formal education (NFE) as an important sector of education in Pakistan. The term “Non-Formal Education” emerged in 1950s from less developed...

Girls empower, not overpower

"Screened at the Beach Luxury Hotel in Karachi on December 17, Girl Rising targets a social issue that most Pakistani women can easily relate to, and reminds us that we are not alone in dealing with...

“Schooling Without Borders”: Meeting Tackles Migrant Children’s Needs

For many Myanmar migrant and refugee children studying in Thailand, education may survive the trip across the border. A lack of standardization and equivalency between the two countries’ systems...

Illegal Timber to Become School Buildings

Cambodia’s schoolchildren could soon attend class in unusually luxurious buildings if Prime Minister Hun Sen has his way. Yesterday the premier granted the government’s entire stockpile of...

Using technology to improve the efficacy of school feeding programmes

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 2 Aug 2018 | By: Prerna Sharma | Story Source: Brookings (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article   Heralded as the world’s largest school feeding programme, the Mid-Day...

Girls Denied Education in Afghan Province

By Sabawoon Locals complain that minimal resources and poor security are excluding female students. Residents of Maidan Wardak province in central Afghanistan have criticised the government for...

Education Shows Girl Children the Way, Says CRY Report

"While Amaravathi was forced to drop out of school in grade 6 to work in mango gardens, Anita worked at home after being forced to drop out of school. Their dreams grew wings when...

Shanti Shahi devotion for Rajpur CLC

Shanti Shahi has been working as Social Mobilizer in Rajpur CLC since 2006. She holds position of Secretary in CLC Management Committee and she is also working as facilitator for a FSP class since...

Out of school children

"Whenever I go back to my village, Rashid is always there to give me company. He is my cousin, childhood friend, next door neighbor, and he had also been my classmate for a few days. He is a jolly...

North Korean Refugees Represent Need, Opportunity For Educational Innovation In South Korea

"There are 25,000 refugees living in Korea today. The North Korean refugee students who attend the two alternative schools in the country that are eligible to offer students a high school diploma...

A learning crisis in the developing world

For some time now, we have known that an unacceptably large number of Indian children are attending school but not learning enough. Now, research shows that this is not just an Indian problem but a...

16 Essential Steps Of eLearning Course Design

Starting a new eLearning project? Here we list the 16 essential steps that you could follow for effective eLearning course design. eLearning Course Design: 16 Essential Steps Electronic learning,...

Tech2Learn: Success Stories of Technology Integration in the Classroom

This video series goes inside the classrooms of educators who use technology tools in their lessons every day. Learn from their challenges, celebrate their successes, and share their resources in...

India: Home in on more kids with learning disabilities: Expert

MUMBAI: Alarmed by the minuscule number of students with learning disabilitiesappearing for the class X and XII in CBSE across the country , a city-based psychiatrist has petitioned to the Union...

Samsung opens Digital Village in Nigeria

Samsung opens Digital Village in NigeriaBy Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, NigeriaSamsung Electronics West Africa has launched its first Digital Village in the Oban community located in the Akamkpa Local...

Bangladeshi organisation delivers a lesson on ending child labour

The small space is set up to look like a classroom. Its corrugated iron walls are hung with educational charts – illustrated letters of the alphabet and a map of Bangladesh. But the constant sound...

Learning Letter by Letter in Mahbubnagar District, India

There are many opinions on how children learn to read. Many of them are based in experiences of teaching kids from typical middle-income families in the west…

The Most Powerful Weapon for Changing the World: How Microfinance Institutions Can Increase Access to Education

Education may be the “silver bullet” of development. It is, as Nelson Mandela described it, the “most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Increase access to quality education for...

Brain-Based Learning: Learning and the Social Brain

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 July 2018 | By: EduTopia | Story Source: EduTopia ~ Go to Original Article   In a series of interviews, researcher Patricia Kuhl reveals the science behind the...

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A renewed model of education

"The recently released Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) on rural education in India contains two main findings. First, learning levels among primary school age children in rural India continue to be shockingly low despite a steady increase in education...

Two months after the typhoon

"In the immediate aftermath ofTyphoon Haiyan, our child-friendly spaces offered thousands of children a chance to escape the horror and destruction left by the storm. We gave these children somewhere they could be with others, feel safe and even play, paint, sing and...

Girls denied access to education

"Sithembile said she was keen to further her education but her father decided to pay school fees for her brother, who is doing Form Two now. Her predicament symbolises the challenges faced by many girls of her age in most rural communities who have been denied the...

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