Education

Intergenerational Mobility Improves in Latin America and the Caribbean

Economic mobility across generations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has improved as people are now more educated than their parents, but the poorest are still the most likely to remain the least educated, on October 17, shows a new World...

Muzoon Almellehan returns to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees striving to get an education

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On 15 October 2017 in Amman, Jordan, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan met Grade 9 Syrian girls at the Sai’ed Noureddin...

OSCE/ODIHR, Ireland’s Immigrant Council hold consultations in Dublin to develop educational materials to counter intolerance against Muslims

Representatives of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Immigrant Council of Ireland held consultations with students, Muslim community associations and teachers as part of joint efforts to develop new...

World Bank Releases Report on Critical Education Reforms In Botswana

Botswana must undertake pressing education reforms if its secondary school graduates are to learn the 21st century skills demanded by employers, according to a new World Bank report titled “Job-ready graduates of secondary education in Botswana,...

Biased Views of Girls Begin as Early as Fourth Grade, New Save the Children Survey Reveals

Biased views on the value of girls and their roles within the classroom and society begin to show as early as fourth grade, according to new data released by Save the Children, on October 10. The global humanitarian organization, which surveyed boys...

OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities says he is actively engaged on education issues in Ukraine

OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) Lamberto Zannier, on 9 October 2017, said he is actively engaged with the government of Ukraine on how best to accommodate the ethnic and linguistic diversity of society.

More than half of all schools remain closed in Borno State, epicentre of the Boko Haram crisis in northeast Nigeria

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13 year old Modu Umar attends a UNICEF-supported school in an IDP camp in Monguno, Borno State...

World Bank warns of 'learning crisis' in global education

Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in later life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to educate them to succeed in life. Warning of ‘a learning crisis...