Education

OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities assesses inter-ethnic relations and education issues in Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region

The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Lamberto Zannier visited Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region from 5 to 7 February 2018 to assess inter-ethnic relations in the region. His visit to this western region of Ukraine was a follow-up to his trip...

OSCE-supported Building Bridges Fund presents 2018 grants on promoting interethnic understanding in schools

The OSCE-supported Building Bridges Fund has announced its annual grants to municipalities, schools, students, teachers and parents. The grants are used to organize activities that bring together students from all communities, who attend schools with...

3 in 10 young people in conflict or disaster-stricken countries are illiterate - UNICEF

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Chubat (right), 12, sits with her friend in the burned ruins of her school in Malakal Protection of Civilian site...

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Improve Secondary Education, Benefiting 13 Million Students

The World Bank approved $510 million financing to improve the secondary education system and student performance in Bangladesh, on December 18.

Program for Results in Brazil to Support the Implementation of the Upper Secondary Education Reform Benefiting around 2.4 Million Students

Around 2.4 million students in Brazil are expected to benefit from the first Program-for-Results (PforR) for the Federal Government of Brazil approved by the World Bank Board of Directors, on December 14.

More efforts needed to help children from disadvantaged families succeed

Too many people from disadvantaged backgrounds are falling behind in education and future job market, according to a new OECD report.

Girls better than boys at working together to solve problems, finds new OECD PISA global education survey

Girls are much better than boys at working together to solve problems, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of collaborative problem solving.

Future of Europe: Towards a European Education Area by 2025

The ideas formulated are intended as a contribution to the EU Leaders' meeting on 17 November 2017 in Gothenburg, where they will discuss the future of education and culture. The Commission believes that it is in the shared interest of all Member...