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Footpath School

"The statistics on out-of-school children are sometimes daunting, but then we come across the countless wonderful people like Kamal Parmar who give their lives,...

Measuring literacy, ensuring quality

"BRAC currently runs the largest private school system in the world. We have graduated over 10.2 million students worldwide. Complementing mainstream school systems with...

Digitally Democratizing Education

"If all children left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty. We all know that education is...

Expert Meeting on Device and Content Development : Mobile Literacy for...

Last week the Expert Meeting on Device and Content Development took place in Bangkok. The aim of the meeting was to share experiences amongst...

A Passionate Teacher Pays It Forward

"Outside of a one-room wooden school building, you can hear the sound of giggling and children spelling out words in Khmer. There is something...

Education for all: A million to be targeted under literacy project

"The Literacy and Non Formal Basic Education Department has planned to set up more than 660 functional literacy centres in the Punjab. The initiative...

Inclusive programme wins 2014 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize for Ecuador

"Five literacy programmes, including the Ecuadorian Education Ministry’s basic education for youth and adults project (EBJA) have been awarded the UNESCO 2014 International Literacy Prizes. The winners...

In education, girls deserve what works

"We often hear the phrase, “We know what works; we just have to do it.” And the value of insight and intuition gained through...

UNESCO South Sudan: Request for publications

Since the conflict began in South Sudan in December 2013, more than 500,000 children have been internally displaced. UNESCO South Sudan is launching the...

‘I’ll support her till I die’

"A group of conscientious women in Borno State have taken it upon themselves to see every girl-child in school, Boko Haram notwithstanding. The United...

E-Books In A Kenyan Library Increase Patronage

"SAIDE Community Library in Kenya is a shining example of how e-readers are impacting lives both in and out of the classroom. As a...

Fast track: Out-of-school children to reach grade 5 in 40 months

"The Literacy and Non-Formal Basic Education Department (L&NFBE) is working on a project to provide first six years of education to out-of-school children in...

Literacy Unplugged, Bollywood-style : Same Language Subtitles

"In India, the formal sector accounts for only 6% of the total labor force of nearly 500 million. This means that the bulk of...

Non-formal education act cleared by the cabinet

"The cabinet has finally approved the draft of the Non-Formal Education Act, 2014 to bring the non-formal education sector, which is now being run...

Inequality across the globe, a focus on education

"According to United Nations, UNESCO sources, in sub-Saharan Africa, 11.07 million children leave school before completing their primary education. In South and West Asia,...

Six districts to attain total literacy in a month

"Six districts have joined the race for attaining total literacy, Non-Formal Education Center (NFEC) has claimed. The government had begun total literacy campaign in January...

These colorful boxes provide disconnected communities with books, e-readers and tablets

Conceptualized by Libraries Without Borders and designed by world-renowned French designer Philippe Starck, the Ideas Box could soon be deployed as part of the...

Making EFA a Reality for 64,000 Lao Youth and Adults

"Over 64,000 young people and adults in Lao PDR were the first cohort of learners to participate in a flexible and gender-sensitive equivalency programme...

Report highlights plight of Pakistani children

"An annual report released by a non-governmental organisation here on Saturday showed dismal conditions of Pakistani children suffering in every aspect — ranging from...

10m Nigerian children out of school – UNICEF

"The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria has 10 million children without education, making it the highest country in the world without...

Why You May Care More About Education Than You Realise

"A recent BBC article poses the question: “Why is Education Never Treated Like an Emergency?” We often wonder the same thing. How is it that...

Literacy Training For An Ethnic Minority Community

"Since our last report in January, Community Learning Centre (CLC) classes have been going really well at our Mae Sai centre. Our two current...

Nal’ibali launches Children’s Literacy Charter

"Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is proudly launching a Charter on Children’s Literacy Rights this World Book Day, Wednesday April 23, 2014. The charter, freely available in all...

Afghanistan: Before and after the Taliban

"The education system in Afghanistan is regarded as one of the country's biggest success stories. In 2001 no girls attended formal schools and there were...

To Lead Tomorrow, Future Leaders Must Learn to Read Today

"When it comes to primary education, there are many reasons to be optimistic. Enrollment has jumped across the world, and more children are in...

Education liberates in ‘Sokola Rimba’

"Since 2003, SOKOLA has initiated programs in 8 different provinces throughout Indonesia, which has benefited over 10,000 children and adults in isolated indigenous communities....

32 percent of the children are out of school, Pakistan

"The Pakistan Education Atlas 2013 that maps the state of education in the country reveals that 32 percent of the children of age 5-9...

5m children still out of school

"A recent World Bank report said that as many as five million children are still out of school in Bangladesh. These children are out of...

Sayeed Alfalah Literacy Centre — changing lives, one child at a...

"In a country where basic human rights like education are a privilege only a minor percent can attain, unsung hero Shamim Sayeed who owns...

Read Aloud. Change the World.

"March 5 is World Read Aloud Day, a grassroots movement that my organization,LitWorld, created four years ago to honor this young boy's wish for...

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