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There are no global solutions in education

This message is loud and clear in two flagship reports on global education, both released this month: the Global Education Monitoring Report, the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) annual snapshot of progress toward achieving the...

A New Lesson to Teach Refugees

The number of children displaced from their homes is daunting, but groups are working with governments to offer a brighter future. During the past month half a million Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority, have fled their home country of Myanmar and taken refuge in...

Early childhood development key to achieving SDGs, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), says Early Childhood Development (ECD) is key to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Mrs Swadchet Sankey , Education Specialist, UNICEF disclosed this at a media dialogue on ECD organised by...

UNESCO launches Global Education Monitoring Report

Andile Tshuma, Chronicle Reporter THE 2017/18 Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) Report has been launched at the Unesco General Conference in France. Speaking in a telephone interview from the Unesco headquarters in Paris, France, the Minister of Primary and...

The Partnership Schools for Liberia: A critical analysis

Posted on 7 November 2017 by GEM Report By Steven J. Klees, University of Maryland To experiment with the possible privatization of its primary education system, Liberia initiated the Partnership Schools of Liberia (PSL), which turned over the management of 93 public...

UNICEF doubles funding appeal for displaced kids in Northeast

Posted By: Adeola Oladele  November 6, 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has more than double its funding appeal to provide humanitarian resources for Nigeria from $55 million to $115 million. This is to assist an additional 750,000 Internally Displaced...

Half of Refugee Children Are Not in School, Report Says

Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 More than half of refugee children worldwide were not enrolled in primary or secondary school last year, says a recent report from the United Nations’ refugee agency, UNHCR. That means 3.5 million children under UNHCR protection are out of...

Don’t just blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO

24 October 2017 – Blaming just the teacher or the school for systemic educational problems can have serious negative side effects, warns a new report from the United Nations educational agency. “Education is a shared responsibility between us all – governments,...

16% of children are ‘out of school’ — World Bank report

A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana a considerable number of children of primary age (age six to eleven) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids...

World Bank Raises Concerns Over ‘Learning Crisis’

Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in later life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to educate them to succeed in life. Warning of 'a learning crisis' in global...

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