Education

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...

ODIHR calls for greater efforts to ensure inclusive education in joint statement with other global and regional human rights organizations

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) joined with other global and regional intergovernmental human rights organizations in calling for greater efforts to ensure inclusive education, in a statement on 13 November 2017...

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Agreement - Over 630,000 Students Expected to Benefit in Odisha

The Government of India and the World Bank signed a $119 million loan agreement for the Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity Project, on November 7. The project will support the government of Odisha in improving the quality,...

€2.7 billion expected for Erasmus+ in 2018

The European Commission today published its 2018 Call for Proposals for Erasmus+, the European Union's programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport. With its annual budget expected to increase by €200 million, Erasmus...