Education

Education Ministers commit to achieve Education for All

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Mr. Qian Tang, Assistant Director General of UNESCO, at the Press Briefing on the 10th High-Level Group on Education for All.

America’s Eden that wasn’t

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MADAGASCAR: No more free primary schooling

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No more free school

“Shirts In School” Joins Anti-Bullying Movement: Brand Marketer Launches Nationwide “Pink In School Day”

Combining live, on-campus activations with broad social media initiatives, a US marketing firm has launched “Pink In School Day” and called its nationwide network of high school and college students to support the anti-bullying program on the day of...

Don’t just sit there

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The first of three symposia this semester on teaching and learning brought together David...

Conflict is robbing 28 million children of a future, UNESCO report warns

The report, The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education, cautions that the world is not on track to achieve by 2015 the six Education for All goals that over 160 countries signed up to in 2000. Although there has been progress in many areas, most...

CHILDREN: Invest in adolescents' education and training, urges UNICEF

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Africa has the largest proportion of children, adolescents and young people in the world, Elhadj As Sy, UNICEF's regional director for...

Mexico teen on hunger strike for royal wedding invite

In a bizarre attempt to secure an invitation to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, a Mexican teenager is staging a hunger strike outside the British Embassy in Mexico City.