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

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...

Education at risk for thousands of children after successive earthquakes in Mexico – UNICEF

On 9 September 2017 in Oaxaca, Mexico, adolescent volunteers from San Blas Atempa help to remove debris and clear the...

EU increases humanitarian aid budget for education of children in emergencies

The European Commission on September 20 has announced it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU's humanitarian budget will go to...

World leaders commit to tackling global education crisis that is holding back millions of children and threatening progress and stability

On 1 November 2016, damage from conflict is clearly visible at a school in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate. UNICEF is currently...

New Broadband Commission report highlights emerging global skills gap