Education

Greece can turn its education system into a source of inclusive and sustainable growth

With a qualified and well-engaged teacher workforce, motivated 15-year-old students with a strong sense of school belonging, and one of the lowest dropout rates across the European Union, Greece is well placed to build a strong and inclusive education...

World Bank Provides US$500 Million to Egypt for Improving Teaching and Learning Conditions in Public Schools

The World Bank, on April 13, announced a new US$500 million investment in Egypt’s education reforms, to support increasing access to quality Kindergarten education, improving the quality of learning and adopting technology as a vehicle to achieve the...

An Overview Of Education Data On HDX

The Centre for Humanitarian Data has a new partnership with the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation to improve access to data on education in emergencies. The EAA Foundation through its Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) programme...

Social workers make unique contribution to society, says Head of OSCE Mission to BiH Berton on occasion of World Social Work Day

On the occasion of World Social Work Day, the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) supported the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Sarajevo and the Association of Social Workers of the Federation of Bosnia in organizing the...

More efforts needed to help immigrant students succeed at school and in society

Socio-economic disadvantage and language barriers are the biggest obstacles to success at school and in society for students with an immigrant background. More effective and better targeted education and social policies are needed to help migrant...

Seven Out of 10 Top School Systems Are in East Asia Pacific But More Needs to be Done, World Bank Says

The East Asia and Pacific region has seven of the top ten performing education systems in the world, with schools in China and Vietnam showing significant progress, according to a new World Bank report released on March 14. This is a major...

Recommendations by UN Sustainable Development Goal’s Steering Committee for Education

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) - Education 2030 Steering Committee has issued recommendations focusing on financing education as a public good, strengthening national ownership and addressing data gaps as part of its work to steer progress...

Her Turn: UNHCR report reveals critical gap in education for refugee girls

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Children compete to catch their teacher’s attention in one of the six primary schools in Mbera refugee camp. In turn,...