Education

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Countries must make teaching profession more financially and intellectually attractive

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Education Above All foundation and UNHCR in partnership to educate 450,000 displaced kids

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, founder of Education Above All (EAA), and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi embarked on a joint mission to Kuala Lumpur to visit projects implemented by UNHCR as part of EAA’s Educate A Child Programme, on April 29.

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Belarus to Improve Quality of School Education, with World Bank Support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, on April 18, approved an additional financing component in the amount of EUR 90 Million to continue its support to modernized and well-equipped schools, and improved student learning in Belarus, through its Education Modernization Project.

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175 million children are not enrolled in pre-primary education – UNICEF

UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary by the majority of governments worldwide

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UNICEF funded mobile kindergarten in Janjin Bagh, Erdenetsogt Soum, Mongolia provides quality, complementary early learning for over 23 children from the area's nomadic, herder community.

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175 million children are not enrolled in pre-primary education

UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary by the majority of governments worldwide

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UNICEF funded mobile kindergarten in Janjin Bagh, Erdenetsogt Soum, Mongolia provides quality, complementary early learning for over 23 children from the area's nomadic, herder community.

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Only quality education and an end to violence can offer hope and better opportunities for children in Honduras

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore following visit to Honduras

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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore meets with students at the Roberto Suazo Córdoba School, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 2 2019. The school has implemented the Ministry of Education’s UNICEF- supported Violence Prevention Strategy to improve the security situation within schools, keeping more students at school, as well as building community cohesion.

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Participation in sport can improve children’s learning and skills development, new Barça Foundation and UNICEF report finds

The report launches today at an international consultation on sport for development for children at the FC Barcelona Auditorium

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Children, including girls, play football at LEC centre of Boulaos in the city of Djibouti.

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Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief

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UNMAS, MINUSMA Mark International Day for Mine Awareness. Robots have been deployed for mine clearance by military authorities in many countries, but concerns are rising over regulation of autonomous weapons which use Artificial Intelligence.

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Best start to education for thousands of preschool children in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps

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They are the same as children all over the world,” says the Kindergarten teacher. “They need to be prepared for school. Preschool is important for their psychological well-being and to prepare them for life. I love it here. I treat each and every child like they are my own. I dedicate part of my salary to buy them toys and games.”

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“11”: Four decade-old songs renewed in album from children in Syria and the Middle East

UNICEF produces its first ever children’s songs album in cooperation with renowned musician Jad Rahbani and the European Union

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Elias Rahbani Studio - Beirut, Lebanon. Elias Rahbani songs workshop. 50 children in two groups gather to learn singing together with Jad Rahbani as part of the EU regional trust fund - Madad in response to the Syria crisis. This workshop is part of a three-country wide project covering Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. For most of these children, it is their first time in a recording studio.