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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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Pakistan: Fear of education

THERE are two prevailing mindsets that could account for the staggered growth of female education in Pakistan: that which thinks of education as an asset, and the other which views it as a threat....

Malaysia: Pledges to Facilitate Education of Migrant (TKI) Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 24 July 2018 | By: SUCI SEKARWATI | Story Source: Ladies Want More ~ Go to Original Article   TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin...

Thousandfold ‘miracle’: How the Sisters of Mary provide free education to the poorest kids

SILANG, CAVITE—Mary Grace Balcac once thought that continuing her education after finishing grade school was a distant dream. Yet, despite hailing from a family in Baguio City classified as among...

Schools in crisis as new year begins

Schools in crisis as new year beginsserious shortage of teachers around the country; class hours to be cut. SOME schools in Krabi province have no teacher at all due to technical problems related to...

New, rugged school laptops for young users

If you were a student in the 1990s, you must have spent countless hours in the library doing research, scanning references and writing down information you needed in a notebook. Today’s students do...

Learning about tolerance in Jakarta’s inclusive sports festival for children

Following similar festivals held in Pasuruan, Bone and Subang, an inclusive sports festival for children was held for the first time in Jakarta on Dec. 18. Located in the green area of the Education...

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...

Of ghost schools and miseducation in Pakistan

Across the country of nearly 200 million people in Pakistan, there are 53 million young people who are considered school-going by the constitution, which guarantees them a right to an education. But...

BMC identifies 8126 out-of-school children in Mumbai

The BMC identified 8126 out-of-school children in the 12 hour survey which ended at 7 pm on Saturday. The BMC has deployed 14,124 people for it. Surveyors were equipped with permanent markers and...

Pakistan: ‘Desired enrolment impossible due to poverty’

Schoolteachers of the province have showed their concern over the government’s target to achieve 100% enrolment and 95% attendance in schools, saying that the targets are impossible to achieve...

Alternative education can help turn weaknesses into strengths

One Alt. Ed. Teacher teaches curriculum but also teaches her students life skills. Whoever said “high school is the best years of your life” was clearly being sarcastic. I remember high school...

ICTs in Schools: Deciding Which Gadget your Child Should Take to School

MY HERO of the day is Dr. Yusuf Nsubuga, Director of Basic and Secondary Education a the Ministry of Education in Uganda, for displaying sense and sensibility over the debate of accepting digital...

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...

Malala designated as new UN peace messenger and will promote girls’ education

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, newly designated as a UN Messenger of Peace, said Monday that extremists tried to kill her but didn't succeed and in her second life she is keeping up her...

Low literacy rate in Saudi Arabia demands compulsory education

Saudi experts called for compulsory education after new data showed more than half a million of Saudis aged 15 to 34 are uneducated, according to a new report published on Monday. A total of 524,435...

It has the world’s best schools, but Singapore wants better

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Sep 2018 | by: The Economist | Story Source: The Economist ~ Go to Original Article The government wants pupils not just to ace exams, but also to be creative....

Policy brief. GPE’s engagement on domestic financing for education

Highlights Between 2015 and 2030, low- and middle-income countries will need to increase spending on education from the current US$1.2 trillion per year to US$3 trillion. The Incheon Declaration...

Obligations to Children with Disabilities Must Be Honored

Think back to the last time you saw a child with a disability making their way to school. If you are a parent, have you seen any children with disabilities at your child’s school or daycare? Chances...

Globally, periods are causing girls to be absent from school

A United Nations Children's Fund report estimates that one in ten girls in Sub-Saharan Africa misses school during their menstrual cycle. By some estimates, this equals as much as twenty percent of...

3 educational web tools to help students with their poem writing

Here are 3 good web tools from ReadWriteThink to help students with their poem writing. Students will get to learn how to write different poem types (e.g., acrostic poems and diamente poems ) and in...

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