Education

Investing in Social Services and Early Childhood Development in FYR Macedonia

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors, on September 13, approved a USD 33.4 million loan to help advance the social protection and early childhood education and care (ECEC) systems in FYR Macedonia. The Social Services Improvement Project will...

More effort needed to improve equity in education

Social background remains the main factor impacting participation in education and learning, and on economic and social outcomes, according to a new OECD report.

One Year after Hurricane Irma, Save the Children Remains Dedicated to Restoring Early Learning Programs, Helping Children Heal Emotionally

A year after Hurricane Irma’s powerful winds and flood-inducing rains brought mass destruction across Florida, Save the Children remains on-the-ground in the Sunshine State, committed to restoring early learning programs and helping children heal...

Literacy and skills development: International Literacy Day, 8 September 2018

UNESCO will award its Literacy Prizes on 7 September on the eve of International Literacy Day, celebrated every year on 8 September. The theme chosen for 2018 focuses on literacy and skills development.

Millions of refugee children going without schooling, UNHCR report shows

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Burundi refugee children at Furaha Primary School in Nduta Refugee Camp in western Tanzania, study in a makeshift classroom...

Millions of refugee children going without schooling, UNHCR report shows

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Burundi refugee children at Furaha Primary School in Nduta Refugee Camp in western Tanzania, study in a makeshift classroom...

Lack of access to clean water, toilets puts children’s education at risk, says UN

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Children wash hands at the canteen of Secondary School No 20 in Toretsk, Donetsk region,...

Remembering slave trade offers chance to raise awareness, ‘oppose all forms of modern slavery’ – UNESCO

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Details from 'Ark of Return,' the permanent memorial in acknowledgement of the tragedy and in...