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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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Building Life Skills and Self-Confidence

Chhoun La is a 16-year-old girl who lives in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. Though she is young, Chhoun has faced many hardships. In school, Chhoun lagged behind her classmates because she was tasked...

USAID-sponsored online courses to power developing countries

USAID and online education company CourseTalk are slated to announce a $1.55 million effort to offer the courses in South Africa, Colombia and the Philippines. The federal government, along with an...

Tapping the potential of Indonesia’s Village Law to increase quality of Early Childhood Education

Indonesia continues to make strides in expanding access to early childhood education (ECE) across its vast archipelago, now reaching some 70.1% of 3-6 year olds. Yet despite this increased...

Ganokendra

Ganokendra ("People’s Centers" in Bengali) provide needs-based, non-formal education in the areas of literacy, livelihood skills, health, and the environment for out-of-school children, youth, and...

Rajasthan’s New Order Will Put 3 Lakh Children Out Of Private Schools

Education is the right of every child, but a new order of the Rajasthan government may shut the doors of private schools and a brighter future to nearly 3 lakh children in the state. Under the Right...

Step into the future with education tech

Discover how current affairs, when coupled with educational technology, can make your classroom a more vibrant place to teach and learn skills for the future. The Straits Times, which recently...

Passerelles Numeriques

Passerelles Numeriques (PN) takes a holistic approach to providing IT training for underprivileged youth. PN delivers a 2-year course of technical and practical training to teach students IT skills...

Resurvey of children out of school from today

The resurvey of the out-of-school children will be conducted from Friday across the city and district, after the school education department issued new instructions on Thursday. The survey, however,...

The Global Search for Education: Will Singapore Continue to Lead in 2030?

“We are putting in more efforts to emphasize values inculcation, lifelong learning, holistic education and 21st century skills.  We hope to encourage joyful learning and help our students develop...

Maharashtra government to launch survey to track out-of-school children

A massive exercise for headcount of all such children across Maharashtra has been chalked out. From 7am till 7pm on July 4, the state machinery will be involved in conducting a survey of children...

Education in Pakistan: a promethean task

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Aug 2018 | By: Amjad Nazeer | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go to Original Article   With 12 million children out of school, Pakistan has the second...

Syrian Child Refugees In Turkey: EU Helps Public Schools Prepare To Take In 800,000 Children Fleeing War

Turkish public schools have been preparing to take in more than 800,000 Syrian students who fled the bloody civil war in Syria that has claimed the lives of roughly 50,000 children. Only 133,400 of...

Malaysia: Changing mindsets through education

XI used to be an angry child. He would come to class grumpy and could not tolerate criticism. At one time, when another student laughed at his work, he become aggressive, shouted at the boy and...

US: Parents are key to academic success, study finds

It is parents who have the greatest influence on whether or not pupils perform well and stay in school, new research has found.Pupils whose parents take only a limited interest in their learning are...

How Education Will Be Smarter, Less Intrusive, And Able To Respond To How You Feel

Impatience characterizes the technology sector’s approach to education. Disruption is taking place in all other sectors of society — so, why not education? I know too well, whether at Pearson or in...

UK facing ‘digital skills crisis’ warn MPs

Urgent action is needed to deal with the UK's digital skills crisis, warn MPs, or it risks damaging the country's productivity and competitiveness. It is thought 12.6 million adults lack basic...

Using Ghanaian language as medium of instruction in schools

The right type of language to use as a medium of instruction in schools has been a thorny issue to contend with for some time now. Ghana, like many African countries, has not been spared of this...

In Indonesia, educating child brides remains a tough challenge

A groundbreaking report by UNICEF and the Indonesian government found that girls marrying before the age of 18 were at least six times less likely to complete senior secondary education compared to...

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Governments around the world have made efforts to increase access to education, decrease education disparity, and deliver high quality education to all children. As a result, most countries have...

How adult literacy programs are helping Maasai mothers in Kenya

We spent the first Friday of 2017 conversing with the women of Dol Dol, Kenya in two Manyatta Learning Centers, the Reteti and Kimanjo centers, courtesy of the Africa Educational Trust. The women...

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