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500 days to global education: The IRC takes the pledge

"We have 500 days left to get 58 million children back in school. The International Rescue Committee has joined the #EducationCountdownand pledged to help make education...

The role of civil society in the Dakar World Education Forum

"This is the fifth in a series of blogs taking a retrospective view of the EFA agenda and its implementation. This blog looks back to...

How Public Libraries Can Support Community Literacy

"I recently had the fortune to participate in a UNESCO meeting on mobile literacy solutions for out-of-school children in Thailand. With a large population...

How to Prioritize U.N. Goals

"In France, children grow up hearing the story of the 100 times good cake: A cat and a dog preparing a cake start from...

25 million children out-of-school

"Mohammad Zaid, 12, was in Class II when his father died of heart attack. The sudden death of his father shattered his dreams forcing...

Let’s Get Serious About Tackling Equity in Education

"Many children left behind are from disadvantaged groups Evidence reminds us that poverty remains one of the strongest discriminating factors in explaining why children don’t...

Five Hundred Days Remain to Achieve Our Goal of Universal Primary...

"The goal of achieving universal primary education is very close to my heart. Nearly 60 million children are still out of school around the world,...

BUSY SUMMER AT HER TURN

"This summer has been busy here at Her Turn. While the rural schools where we usually work were closed for monsoon / summer holiday,...

Tackle illiteracy, UNESCO tells state governments

"The issue of out-of-school-children (OOSC) is one of the major challenges towards the attainment of Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....

Girls Deserve To Learn: No Exceptions

"Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. When girls are educated, their families are healthier, they have fewer children, they wed later,...

Zimbabwe’s new constitutional dispensation and children’s right to education

"Zimbabwe's new constitution reiterates the right to education for all citizens and permanent residents, and calls for state resources to be made available in...

TODAY: 18th MARKS the 500 DAYS of Action

August 18, 2014 marks the 500 day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 8 goals established by the United...

Samsung launches Solar-powered Internet School in Ghana

"Samsung Electronics West Africa and the Korean Education and Research Information Service (KERIS), in collaboration with the government of Ghana, this week launched the...

Press Release: MEDIA ADVISORY: Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC), 6-8 August...

"Ensuring inclusive, lifelong learning for all, and improving the quality of education are among the top priority action areas identified by Asia- Pacific education...

WORLD TOUR AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2014: Documenting Progress through Pictures

HUMANS OF NEW YORK: TOUR FOR THE UN "Beginning tomorrow, I'll be taking a 50 day trip in partnership with the United Nations, supported by...

THIS WEEK: Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC)

This week (6-8th of August) UNESCO Bangkok will organize the Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference and bring together ministers and high-level officials of ministries of...

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...

Teach For All Launches Network-Wide Partner Learning Portal

Teach For All is excited to announce the network-wide release of a new Partner Learning Portal as of Tuesday, July 29. "Nearly 600 staff members from across...

Getting every child into school … why wait?

"I recently had the pleasure to visit Warwick University, in the English Midlands, to contribute to their distinguished lecture series. The title of my speech...

One step closer to quality education for all

"After more than a year of fighting for a stand-alone goal on education in the post-2015 agenda, EI reached an important milestone in New...

Children of migrants losing out on education

"Some 250,000 children of foreign migrant workers have no access to education in Thailand, the Ramajitti Institute said. "One main reason is that their parents...

Lights, Camera and Creativity

"With a mission to empower young people in underserved communities to become more capable, creative, and confident, High Tech Youth Studios intends to open...

If you ignore children, forget about achieving zero poverty

"As far as the current Post 2015 process goes, the Open Working Group (OWG) is doing the most difficult job of shaping up the...

Reforming education: Ministry to engage development partners

The education ministry has agreed to team up with public sector organisations and development partners for bringing radical changes in education system to achieve...

Recent Publications and Reports

Some of the publications and reports we picked up this week: 1. Protect Teachers from Wartime Attacks: New Report Shows Educators Are Targeted in Armed...

CIFF and UBS Optimus Foundation launch first development impact bond in...

"The UBS Optimus Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) are launching the first development impact bond in education. ‘This is a world first...

It’s Time to Stop History Repeating Itself – It’s Time to...

"On June 16, 1976 around 200 children were shot and killed in the streets of Soweto because they dared to suggest they had the...

Student Learning in South Asia : Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Priorities

"This report covers education from primary through upper secondary school. Given its importance for school readiness, this report also reviews early childhood development even...

Aid Reductions Threaten Education Goals

"A new paper by the EFA Global Monitoring Report team shows that aid to education has fallen by a tenth since 2010. Unless this decline is...

China’s village children lured out of school to work underage in...

"For teenagers in many poor areas on the mainland, dropping out of school to take up work in the city remains a tempting option,...

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