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Data for Lifelong Learning: What Can Monitoring Do? UNESCO Institute for Statistics Releases its SDG4 Data Digest 2018, FLS News Alerts Issue 835 – Tue 11 Dec 2018

"If you can raise the floor of what a generation of children know, then you've raised the floor of what that country can do as those children become adults" ―Shannon May 🕛 3 Mins | Data Digest Data for Lifelong Learning: What Can Monitoring Do? Globally, 617 million -...

Qatar Confirms Its Commitment to National, International Education at the Global Education Meeting in Brussels, FLS News Alerts Issue 834 – Fri 7 Dec 2018

"When you learn, teach. When you get, give" ―Maya Angelou 🕛 3 Mins | Partnership Qatar Confirms Its Commitment to Education On Monday, HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohamed... Read 🕛 4 Mins | Policy How Has India's Education Adapted for...

Indonesia: Tuk Tuk Library Brings Joy of Books to Jakarta’s Poorest Children, Issue 833 – Thu 6 Dec 2018

"It is better to know how to learn than to know" ―Dr. Seuss 🕛 2 Mins | Stories Indonesia: Tuk Tuk Library Brings Joy of Books to Jakarta's Kids Sutino "Kinong" Hadi was not even 10 years old when... Read 🕛 3 Mins | Outcomes Studying is Hard in Cambodia, Senate...

Life after Kim: inside the schools catering to North Korean defectors, FLS News Alerts Issue 832 – Tue 4 Dec 2018

"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination, but when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special" ―Nelsen Mandela 🕛 5-6 Mins | Stories Inside the Schools Catering to North Korean Defectors Young people who...

Global Partnership for Education Approves Over $200 Million in Grants for Afghanistan, Myanmar and South Sudan, FLS News Alerts Issue 831 – Fri 30 Nov 2018

"All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind" ―Martin Fisher 🕛 2-3 Mins | Partnership GPE Approves $200 Million in Grants for Afghanistan, Myanmar & Sudan Three new grants have been approved totalling... Read 🕛 2-3 Mins | Policy How to Make School Autonomy...

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Teachers told to bring dropouts back to school (India)

B. Ramu, the Chief Executive Officer of Shivamogga Zilla Panchayat, has called upon the teachers to strive to bring the out-of-school children back to schools. Mr. Ramu was speaking at a review...

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...

Access to Education and Hope: The Solukhumbu Girls Hostel

"Growing up in her remote Nepalese village, located deep within the Solukhumbu (Everest) Region, Ngaki faced many hardships common among girls in Nepal who endeavor to go to school. The rural...

Around 25 million children in Pakistan out of school: SPARC

Pakistan has remained far from achieving its national and international commitments with regards to protecting and promoting the rights of children in the country. Presenting an annual report "The...

Singapore to trial VR for learning and training

Singapore announced a host of virtual reality initiatives as part of building blocks for a digital economy. In an opening address at the Infocom Media Business Exchange, minister of communication...

Steep fall in out of school students

The number of out-of-school children, who never got admitted to the school, has fallen steeply this year in the State of Telangana. While there were 46,931 out-of-school children last academic year,...

Government policy to boost STEM learning

The government has broadly adopted a policy to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) teaching in a bid to turn around the Kingdom’s dismal pass rates for the subjects in...

Simply put: How India’s National Education Policy evolved over the years

As a controversy rages around recommendations for the third education policy, RITIKA CHOPRA tracks the history of governments’ instrument to leave an imprint on the country’s education system. The...

Live Q&A: how can access to quality education be improved in Pakistan?

In Pakistan, more than five million children are not in school and literacy levels are the third worst in the world. Of the schools that do exist, they vary greatly in quality with over 7,000 ghost...

Education in a shambles

Education is under attack in Pakistan. Not just from the terrorists who continue to target centres of learning based on misguided principles of piety. Education has been under attack in Pakistan for...

The Future of Education Depends on Social Emotional Learning: Here’s Why

By Giancarlo Brotto for EdSurge  |  Jun 4, 2018   Social and emotional abilities are said to be indicators of how well a person adjusts to his or her environment, adapts to change and, ultimately,...

Bored with Ebola: Liberian Schoolchildren with Nothing to Do

BUCHANAN, Liberia:  It should be every child's dream: with the sun blazing on a sweltering afternoon exams are off, lessons have been cancelled and school's out for the summer -- and possibly the...

Moving the Future of Education Forward: Microsoft Showcase Schools and How to Apply

Microsoft Showcase Schools are the best of the best -- where school leaders have a strong vision for change. From that vision comes whole-school transformations, creating innovative learning...

Gamified learning in classrooms and school excursions

Gamified learning in classrooms and school excursions Do you want to find out how to use technology to bring fun immersive solutions to classrooms and school excursions? In this article you will...

Lessons from Ghana: A cost-effective way to train teachers

With inputs from Deborah Mikesell, Peter Darvas and Natasha Somji In 2012, Ghana faced a daunting challenge. There was a wide disparity in the percentage of trained teachers and in learning...

For the Future of Slum Children

Slum2School (S2S) Project launches 1000 Voices Campaign in Nigeria “targeted at enrolling 1000 less privileged slum kids into school this September at no extra cost to their parents.”...

Seizing on Momentum for Mother Tongue in Asia-Pacific: 5th International Conference on Language and Education Conference Opens in Bangkok:

BANGKOK – 19 OCTOBER 2016: Asia-Pacific is quickly becoming a global leader in mother-tongue based multilingual education (MTB-MLE) – momentum an international conference that opened here today...

A curriculum for life: the case for statutory PSHE education

The government has a range of objectives it wants to achieve through schools alongside academic learning, including promoting online safety and healthy lifestyles, tackling child sexual exploitation...

11 Apps and Sites for Learning to Code

If you have spent any time looking at Twitter, Pinterest, or the Edublog-o-sphere in the last week you've probably seen plenty of references to Hour of Code. Over the weekend at the Ed Tech Teacher...

Advocating for girls’ education: Why we need data

International Women’s Day on March 8 is a time for reflection on the successes that women and girls around the world have made in pursuit of gender equality…

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Cinema on Wheels Lights Up Deep, Dark Senegal

Cinébus, uses cinema “as a tool to educate and raise awareness among rural communities on issues ranging from children's education to their rights and overall development.” Read the article here or watch a video of the crew on one of their many educational...

For the Future of Slum Children

Slum2School (S2S) Project launches 1000 Voices Campaign in Nigeria “targeted at enrolling 1000 less privileged slum kids into school this September at no extra cost to their parents.”...

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