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How Seasonal Migration in India Affects Education Opportunity for Children, FLS News Alerts Issue 837 – Thu 13 Dec 2018

"By almost any definition, the struggle to educate all the world's children is an emergency" ―Michael Elliott 🕛 3-4 Mins | Policy How Seasonal Migration in India Affects Education Opportunity 80% of the children of seasonal migrant workers... Read 🕛 4 Mins | Emergency...

Indonesia: Raising Teaching Standards, Combining Passion and Policies, FLS News Alerts Issue 836 – Wed 12 Dec 2018

"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued" ―Ken Robinson 🕛 5 Mins | Policy Indonesia: Raising Teaching Standards Passion & Policies When Ms. Dinny asks her class who...

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...

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The real cost of education in the Philippines

The price of education and the cost of missing out on one Last June, we saw the power of social media at work with the story of nine-year-old Daniel Cabrera. After a photo of him doing his homework...

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"Despite the recent focus of the provincial government on enrolment drives, 29 percent of Sindh’s children aged 5-16 still remain out of school, said the Annual Status of Education Report ASER 2013...

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Sub-committee formed to bring out of school children into mainstream education

In order to bring out-of-school children into the mainstream education, government has decided to set up panel to frame a proposal in this regard. New Delhi: In order to bring out-of-school children...

$120m additional ADB loan for pry education – Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $120 million loan in additional funding for a 6-year government-led programme to improve the quality of primary education in Bangladesh. The loan will...

Out-Of-School, Not Out of Reach The Children of Ban Nam Lo, Lao PDR – Photo Essay

Ban Nam Lo is located among the dazzlingly green hilltops of Vieng Phouka district in Luang Namtha province, an hour north by plane from the Lao PDR capital Vientiane. lies a province called Luang...

In Papua, Education at the Forefront in Long Battle for Peace

While primary education remains a luxury that many children in Papua cannot afford, 10-year-old Eko Kogoya is doing his best studying the various subjects delivered at Tiom Elementary School in...

A reward for disadvantaged students in Cambodia

Last week we visited the Prek Eng School while on mission in Cambodia.  This school is in a rural area of Char Ampov District outside the capital city of Phnom Penh.  A total of 1,958 students...

The UN Report on Out-of-School Kids is Bad News for India. The Real Picture May Be Worse

The newly released UNESCO e-atlas on out-of-school children (OOSC) provides worrying evidence not only of the low priority being accorded to basic education across developing countries, but also by...

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In a world of smartphones, apps, gamers, and that dreaded term “Millennials”, how can Learning and Development keep up? With the average learner now having an attention span of eight seconds, the...

100 innovations on K12 education from around the world

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Deal to educate kids worldwide

"Qatar Charity (QC) and Education Above All (EAA), a global initiative of H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, have signed a memorandum of understanding to support out-of-school children worldwide and...

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UNICEF calls for urgently needed funds to help children affected by disasters in Asia Pacific

"UNICEF appealed today for almost US$100 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.75 million children in East Asia and the Pacific who face conflict, natural disasters and other...

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In 2015, just 32 percent of students in Shelby County Schools could read on grade level. A group of 30 education, philanthropic, government and business leaders in Shelby County has developed a...

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