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More than a million Vietnamese children not attending school, survey says

"A study, conducted by the Ministry of Education and Training, found that 1.1 million children between 5-14 years of age do not attend school. The...

The learning tree – Pa Jai Dee School, a non-formal education...

"In a cool, brightly lit classroom, about 60 students — all over the age of 19 — are looking at their teacher attentively, despite...

For India’s child police, work trumps school

"For nine-year-old Animesh, who started working for the police when he was five, life is totally different from that of other local children. While...

What’s the Real Reason Why Some Children are Learning Less in...

"It is becoming more and more recognized that attending schools does not necessarily guarantee that children are learning at expected grade levels. And there...

Is it Still 1984? Reflections of a Untrained and Unqualified Teacher

"Thirty years ago this month, I began my career in education. With a group of Boston College (BC) graduates, I moved to Kingston, Jamaica...

Syrian refugees trigger child labour boom in Turkey

"Thousands of young refugees are missing out on school to support families left destitute after fleeing the fighting in Syria. Counting in Arabic, Hamza is...

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...

71 Million High School Age–Kids Have Dropped Out—Here’s a Way to...

"Children in developing countries drop out of school for a variety of reasons. But in many cases, young people drop out because where they live,...

6,000 children of ex-Haliya in far west not in school

"Eleven-year-old Nari Luhar of Ganeshpur VDC, Dadeldhura district accompanies her mother every Monday to break stones in areas along the nearby highway.  Like Nari, around...

Youth is more than the theme of the day; it’s the...

On International Youth Day, this blog looks at the continued importance of keeping the spotlight on better skills development for young people. Continue reading

Financial aid for poor students who drop out of school in...

"Finally, there is a ray of hope for children of deprived families in the district who may have dropped out of their studies due...

Children of the Commonwealth: Guyana

"Maria Ignatius has been training to be a nurse at a hospital near Guyana's capital, Georgetown, for nearly six months. Maria is one of the...

Parents fear loss of state allowance will affect children’s education

"It's the out-of-the-blue school expenses that put Allyson Griffith, a full-time student and single mother of three, under severe financial stress. Next year Ms Griffith...

Former Miss Universe revisits her mother’s hometown as part of the...

"Anyone who was around during the 80s is likely to remember when Porntip was crowned Miss Universe, the second Thai woman to receive that...

Educating girls is central to any nation’s effort to transform itself

"Like many girls in rural Yemen, Raysa Al-Kholani was married off early, when she was 13. Years later, her in-laws insisted she stay home...

Parallel efforts: Number of out-of-school children drops in G-B

"The number of out-of-school children in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) has come down to 19,000 from 25,000 in the recent past, primarily due to efforts of...

#GirlsEducation – Why it Matters

In teaching the unreached, UWS aims to deliver educational opportunity to those most marginalized:  "Consider a young woman living in a rural community in the Ratanakiri...

Wireless Currency, Endless Possibility: Seven promising mobile money projects to...

"We are excited to officially announce the winners of the innovation fund for mobile money challenge! These projects were selected from the 100 ideas...

Large numbers of Syrian children in Lebanon out of school

"Samir is responsible for student enrolment at a school for Syrian refugees in a Beirut suburb. The school, run by a Lebanese civil society...

India needs zero discrimination in schools to lift up marginalized children

"India’s six-week-long election, in which about 537 million out of 814 million eligible voters went to the polls, is finally over with the election...

World’s girls struggle with chores

"Across the world girls as young as 4 are taking on a ‘curriculum of chores’ - juggling schoolwork with household jobs, reveals Plan’s ‘Real...

Access to Education and Hope: The Solukhumbu Girls Hostel

"Growing up in her remote Nepalese village, located deep within the Solukhumbu (Everest) Region, Ngaki faced many hardships common among girls in Nepal who...

Australia: Rich countries are also failing to ensure that the marginalized...

"The challenges Aboriginal people face are still there today and we need to recognize these,” he told us.  These challenges result in the children...

12 pc kids in Rukum out-of-school

"About 12 per cent children of schoolgoing age in Rukum are deprived of education." Continue reading

Syrian children losing out on childhood

"Thousands of Syrian children are in danger of losing out on their education. Many refugees have no other choice but to put their young children...

The Children of Balochistan

"Statistics may not tell the complete story but they are sufficient to show just how neglected the children of Balochistan are. The country has...

Poverty keeps 4.5 per cent children out of school

"Kanchanpur district has seen some improvement in the education sector in terms of school-age children attending schools, but about 4.5 per cent of them...

High number of school dropouts

"Sri Lankan authorities have expressed concern over an increasing number of reports that children are dropping out of school in the conflict-affected north, where...

Giving Nepal’s Poorest Kids a Healthy Start

"Venture past the major bus park in Pokhara, Nepal and you are greeted with a sprawling community of landless dwellers. The slums are home to families...

‘Second Chance’ Education for Children in Bangladesh

"In spite of progress in education, many school-aged children in Bangladesh either do not enroll or discontinue school due to poverty. The Reaching Out-of-School Children...

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