Education

Don't just blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO

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Students sit in front of new textbooks in one of 12 tented classrooms at Al Takiya Al Kasnazaniya...

Endless violence shutters schools, teachers unpaid for a year, threatening education for 4.5 million children in Yemen

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Students line up at Al-Saeed School in Ibb, Yemen.

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.