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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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Education policy: Funds, incentives needed for primary, girls’ education

"There are over 15 million out-of-school children between the ages of five and 16 in Punjab, according to a policy brief launched on Tuesday by the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI)...

How primary education can save billions

Southeast Asian countries stand to lose billions of dollars in the near future unless urgent measures are taken to enrol millions of out-of-school children in the region, a recent report from Unesco...

Mumbai’s Slum Tech Girls Turn To Crowdfunding To Resurrect Their Coding Dream From Ashes

Dharavi is a locality in Mumbai, india, which hosts one of the largest slums in the world. Estimates vary but it is said to have between 700,000 and 1 million inhabitants. In this informal...

GPOBA Education Program

The GPOBA Education Program improves educational opportunities for 8,040 underprivileged and disadvantaged secondary school students in Vietnam by reducing the cost of public and private secondary...

A plan for out-of-school kids

More than 57,000 of Cambodia’s primary school-aged children are not enrolled in any form of education, according to a new consortium aiming at bringing those children into the classroom. Deprived of...

The School of Life: Learning outside the classroom – Philippines

THERE’S more to a child’s education than ABCs and 123s. In the words of a genius, Albert Einstein, who once did poorly in school, “learning is not a product of schooling, but the lifelong attempt to...

Chenab Development Foundation (CDF)

"The Chenab Development Foundation (CDF) is improving access to quality education for girls in inaccessible areas of Layyah by introducing 15 Rural Girls Education Centers (RGECs) in the district....

Unlocking the potential of Afghan women

In a country where more than 60 per cent of the population is under 24 years and an estimated 400,000 people are entering the workforce each year, finding a job as a young graduate is not easy. When...

Heroes of alternative education in Thailand

A VISIONARY motto of the 1999 Thai education reforms was “education for all and all for education”. That was the first time that alternative education was formally recognised in Thailand....

3rd survey of out-of-school kids in December

After two failed attempts, the state education department hopes to get lucky a third time when another out-of-school survey of children will be taken up in December. This time, the survey would be...

Turkey: 400,000 Syrian Children Not in SchoolTurkey: 400,000 Syrian Children Not in School

More than 400,000 Syrian refugee children living in Turkey are not attending school, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While the Turkish government has been generous in its...

What does it really mean to give students an equal STEM education?

By Andrew B Raupp, 2 April 2018, SiliconRepublic.com Can we really achieve STEM education equality by giving everyone the same thing? Andrew B Raupp argues that the issue is more complex than that....

How Technology Benefits Learning

An Ode To Technology And Its Critical Role In Making Education More Effective: How Technology Benefits Learning  First, I make no apologies for this article – it is an unabashed fan letter listing...

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...

Giving Kids The Confidence To Learn Through Play

I am the father of twins. One is an excellent student and the other has learning disabilities. He’s a high-functioning, high-IQ kid with ADHD. For most of his elementary school years, his teachers...

Success-Story of UPAY: Educare of Underpriviledged

The foundation of development for every society is the education of its youths. Keeping this in mind, an NGO UPAY (Underprivileged Advancement by Youths), was founded in May 2010 by Varun...

Column: Play is important when learning to read

The “Webster’s Desk Dictionary of the English Language” offers 34 different definitions of the word “play.” It is hard to imagine that something as simple as play could be important enough to...

TCEA 2016: Crowdfunding Pioneer Inspires Giving for School Projects

When it comes to philanthropy, Charles Best put his money where his website is. During the opening keynote speech at the TCEA 2016 educational technology convention in Austin, Texas, Best relayed...

South Africa: Basic Education On Inclusive Education and Rural Education

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) today briefed the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education on key issues relating to the status of rural schools, the work done up to date and challenges that...

Saudi foundation to start schools in Philippines

Representatives of the Kingdom-based Usman bin Affan Foundation for Development Relief, Dawah and the education sector recently visited the Sulu province in southern Philippines, where they offered...

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