UNHCR report highlights education crisis for refugee children

Hakizimana Lydiella, 13, is a young refugee at Mahama camp in Rwanda’s Eastern province, where school-age refugees are...

Over 6,30,000 Students are Expected to Benefit from a New Higher Education Project in Odisha, India

The World Bank will support the government in improving the quality, equity and governance of higher education institutes in the Indian state of Odisha.

Nearly zero progress in reducing the global out-of-school rate over the past decade - UNICEF

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

UNESCO names laureates from Thailand and Peru for its 2017 Prize for Girls and Women’s Education


Roma inclusion: More effort needed to improve access to schooling and employment

The assessment highlights how the situation of Roma has changed since 2011. Overall, the picture is slowly improving, for instance there is now greater participation of Roma in early childhood education and a declining rate of early school-leavers. On...

Literacy in a digital world at heart of International Literacy Day, 8 September 2017


Mexico: global campaign demands justice for 43 missing Mexican students

A global campaign marking three years since the forced disappearance of 43 teacher students in Mexico is again calling for an investigation, reparation and justice.

New World Bank Project to Focus on Better Quality Higher Education in Agricultural Universities

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $82.50 million National Agricultural Higher Education Project on August 03, 2017 , to help the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and participating agricultural universities provide...