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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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In India’s Slums, Blended Learning Finds Unexpected Evangelists

On his swing through Silicon Valley this week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to improve education for girls and increase opportunities for women. In a Mumbai slum some 4,000 miles away,...

India: 45,000 schools to benefit from Hi-Tech IT School project: Raveendranath

Thiruvananthapuram: A hi-tech school project that began as a pilot project in four assembly constituencies is all set to be introduced in the remain 136 constituencies this week and will cover...

Still too many children out of school

Government surveys on out-of-school children are gross underestimations. The Census numbers, however, are a shocker Census 2011 showed that about 32 million children aged between 6 and 13 years have...

A new financial bond is helping us get more girls into schools in India

In a remote region of Rajasthan in northern India, an experiment in a new form of development financing is under way. For the past year, my organisation, Educate Girls, has been running a programme...

Why Maharashtra is underreporting out-of-school children

Maharashtra’s state education department pegs the number of out-of-school (OoSC) children in the state, as per its latest survey, at 51,000. But documents accessed and reviewed by The Statesman show...

New Partnership between Educate Girls and the Eros Foundation, India

Community-owned government schools tackle the root of gender inequality issues - find out more about the partnership and strengthening strategies used...

Joyful early childhood learning in classrooms of Laos

Three stops, three classrooms. Arriving at the gate of Ban Doub School, our first stop, in Ta Oi district of Saravan province, we hear a clamour from within. The children are laughing, clapping and...

Ericsson to launch community-based Digital Learning Centers for young women – India

Ericsson in collaboration with Plan India today announced the launch of its community based ‘Digital Learning Centers’ program for young women living in urban slum clusters of Delhi and NCR. The...

Bangkok parents report higher education costs

SOME 71 per cent of parents say they are shouldering increased cost for children's education this year, according to the latest survey by Bangkok Poll. The survey covered 1,183 parents in the...

Improving night schools, zilla prishad schools top priority, Prakash Javadekar says

The priority of the government will be improving the condition of zilla prishad schools and nights schools, Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar said. Javadekar, who...

Philippines: DepEd strengthens financial literacy program in public schools

By: Jhesset O. Enano - Reporter / @JhessetEnanoINQ | Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:49 PM May 31, 2018   To boost financial literacy among Filipinos, the Department of Education has partnered with...

Canada: Refugee parents must be involved in children’s education, experts say

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum was in Winnipeg last week to meet with his provincial counterparts. At the meetings, McCallum admitted he was surprised at the size of...

Pakistan needs Malala

On Dec. 10, young Pakistani activist and children’s rights advocate Malala Yousafzai will receive the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway. The youngest person ever to be awarded the...

‘Before, I thought I could never study’: Myanmar learners on flexible learning’s benefits

Flexible learning programmes provide opportunities to those who face often overwhelming hardships that result in many of them having to drop out of school or never being able to attend in the first...

School dropout rate in Jharkhand higher than before: NGO

RANCHI: The number of children who do not go to school in the rural areas of the state this year is more than it was in the previous years, says the 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)...

Govt asked to rebuild schools, enrol out-of-school children

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a dialogue on the legislation of Article 25-A, which gives the right to education to every child, have urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to rebuild the blown up buildings...

Growth mindset does not predict academic achievement, study finds

Academics believe that a fixed mindset may in fact be more conducive to educational success There is no evidence to support the theory that growth mindsets predict academic achievement, a new study...

Education Above All Calls for New Investment to Accelerate Support for Primary Education

"During a private event at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, leadership of Education Above All (EAA), a global initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, made a call for...

Ghana: USING SATELLITES AND SOLAR POWER, EDUCATION PORTAL BRINGS TEACHERS TO REFUGEE CAMPS

As much as we enjoy geeking out over giant mech robot battles and stories about 3D printing in space, one of the most amazing — and amazingly easy to take for granted — aspects of modern technology...

Find out which countries are standing up to Education

"We’ve talked about how the partnership is improving and expanding educational programs around the world, but we have yet to go behind the scenes to see who the rockstars are making its work...

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Photo Credit: WISE - The World Innovation Summit for Education (From URL) Date: 17 July 2018 | By: WISE | Story Source: PR Newswire (News Releases) ~ Go to Original Article   DOHA, Qatar, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The WISE Awards recognize six innovative education...

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