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Focusing on Reading in Papua New Guinea

Improving how reading is taught and learned Papua New Guinea is making great strides in improving how students are being taught to read. This is...

Statelessness and child rights in Sabah – Catherine Allerton

The Malaysian state of Sabah is currently embroiled in a bad-tempered political debate about whether or not the many thousands of stateless children living...

S$10m fund for research on innovative teaching and learning announced

The fund will be made available to all researchers in institutes of higher learning on a competitive basis, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat says. SINGAPORE:...

Take a Listen: How Mindfulness Could Benefit Your Teaching Practice

Some schools are building mindfulness programs into their curriculum as part of the effort to build social and emotional skills in addition to academic...

Minister renews pledge to scale up education quality

State Minister for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education Engineer Balighur Rehman Saturday said provinces should work together to build up education quality...

India to have National Innovation Initiative in primary and secondary education:...

To inculcate interest in mathematics and science, the government will launch a national innovation initiative in schools, said Smriti Irani, Union minister for human...

The Global Search for Education: What’s the News from Pakistan?

I had the pleasure of talking to Sir Michael Barber (Chief Education Advisor, Pearson) who is a leading authority on education systems and education...

The children of today

A majority of institutions lack basic facilities such as clean water, washrooms and boundary walls. In far-flung rural areas, the long journey to school...

Clamour for reform

Thailand needs to revitalise its education system with policies that raise academic standards and nurture young minds. SHE was a curious child who loved science...

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...

“Abot alam” bridges gap between school and youth

SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA)  - -  Hundreds of Out of School Youth  (OSY) from different municipalities in the province gathered at Diosdado Macapagal Gym...

Schools in shanties, education system in shambles

At the beginning of September, Samira Mashhoor, the headmaster of Hafsah School in Zabeed distict, Hodeida governorate, started the new school year by setting...

Out-of-school youth program launched in Cavite, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Education (DepEd) has launched a program for out-of-school youth (OSYs) in Cavite to provide opportunities for education, employment...

Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) Spotlight on Tanzania

According to the Demographic and Health Survey conducted in Tanzania at 2010, 19 percent of school children ages 7-14 are out of school, with...

Pakistan Launches New Education Plan in Sindh

The Global Partnership helps Pakistan make progress in education Recently, the Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy launched the first Education Sector Plan for Sindh...

The World Needs a New Curriculum

What will it take for the world to stop offering our children an education that is only a slightly updated version of what was offered in...

‘Culture, not just curriculum’, determines east Asian school success

A new study has cast doubt on the current enthusiasm in the west for copying teaching methods in China and South Korea, where children...

Pakistan: Sindh Province Launches Education Plan

The Sindh education sector plan aims to increase access to education for the most marginalized children, in particular girls, improve how much children learn...

A New Way of Learning: Four Unique Curriculum Innovations

The term curriculum refers to the lessons and academic content taught in a school or in a specific course or program. It is one...

Are magnet schools too high-pressure?

At recent meetings between school officials and students' parents at the beginning of this schoolyear, teachers stressed the importance of studying and the increasingly...

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...

Flexible learning helps students with disadvantages finish school

"Despite encouragement from federal, state and territory governments to complete school – and a legal obligation to “learn or earn” – one in five...

WHAT THE BEST EDUCATION SYSTEMS ARE DOING RIGHT

"Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems. Finland was at risk of becoming the economic stepchild of Europe. South...

The Dakar process: Substance over politics

"This blog looks back to the World Education Conference in Dakar in 2000 from the perspective of Abhimanyu Singh, Director UNESCO, Beijing. In the...

SUPPORTING THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION IN BANGLADESH

"As part of CSR Centre’s mission to promote CSR in the country, CSR Centre has taken up an initiative to develop a “National CSR Guideline...

Education system to blame for dropouts

"The lack of interest is the main reason for children to drop out of school and this worrying situation needs urgent government and teachers...

DepEd boosts child protection policy in schools

"Since the institutionalization of the Anti-Bullying Act (Republic Act 10627) in 2013, the Department of Education (DepEd) has advanced its Child Protection Policy (CPP)...

A New Era for Afghan Education Planners

"Decentralising the education system in Afghanistan is a priority for education planners, according to Mohammed Hamid Askarzada, Senior Monitoring and Reporting Specialist at the...

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...

Out-of-school kids: Over 10,000 children to be enrolled in capital

"The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has chalked out a three-year plan to enroll over 10,000 out-of-school children in the Islamabad Capital Territory...