Education

Universal, inclusive education ‘non-negotiable’

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UNICEF is supporting families of children with disabilities to attend schools in the poorest...

Coronavirus leading to ‘desperately unequal’ learning levels: UNICEF

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A seven-year-old girl studies online at home in Kyiv, Ukraine, as schools remain closed due...

Making education safe for children with albinism in Malawi

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Chinsisi Jafali, a 14-year-old with albinism in Malawi.

UN chief appeals to ‘common humanity’ across all faiths, in tackling the coronavirus

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Religious leaders.

Press freedom critical to countering COVID-19 ‘pandemic of misinformation’: UN chief

Journalists are key to countering the “dangerous outbreak of misinformation” accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday during a virtual dialogue on promoting press freedom amid the global crisis.

COVID-19: Act now to avert ‘hunger catastrophe’ for millions missing out on school meals

With classrooms closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two UN agencies are urging governments to act now to shore up the futures of the 370 million children worldwide who depend on school meals.

Startling disparities in digital learning emerge as COVID-19 spreads: UN education agency

With most of the world’s students now at home due to COVID-19, the pandemic is revealing startling divides in digitally-based distance learning, data from the UN education and cultural agency, UNESCO, and partners has revealed.

UNICEF and Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis

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A girl holds up a phone displaying an online learning platform providing a range of audio-visual material to help students...