Education

Quality education an ‘essential pillar’ of a better future, says UN chief

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Secretary-General António Guterres delivers remarks at the 40th General Conference of UNESCO...

Antisemitism, intolerance, can be unlearned, Guterres tells New York commemoration

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Secretary-General António Guterres delivers a keynote address at the 81st Anniversary...

More than 855,000 children remain out of school in North-West and South-West Cameroon

Three years of violence and instability in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon have left more than 855,000 children out of school, UNICEF warned on Nov 05, 2019. Without urgent action, and without a commitment from all parties to the...

Education Above All Foundation, World Bank Partner to Ensure Education for Two Million Out of School Children Around the World

Last week, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the World Bank announced a ground-breaking partnership to enrol two million out of school children from more than 40 countries by 2025. During a meeting with World Bank President David Malpass, Her...

Higher education needs to step up efforts to prepare students for the future

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Indonesia: Access to High-Quality Early Childhood Education Crucial for Continued Progress on Human Capital Development

Early childhood education benefits children well into primary school, according to a new World Bank impact evaluation of the Government of Indonesia’s Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) program.

UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

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Children living at the Pyli Reception and Identification Centre learn Greek at the KEDU non-formal education centre on the...

Refugee education in crisis: More than half of the world’s school-age refugee children do not get an education

Of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million - more than half - do not go to school, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released on August 30.