Education

USA: International symposium puts teachers at core of curriculum development

On 5 April, international experts in education, teachers and policy makers gathered to discuss how education quality can be increased through improved curricula, contemporary and future focused skills, and breadth of learning.

Global education movement advances on its priority themes

From 4-6 April in Brussels, Belgium, Education International (EI) Executive Board (ExBo) members will monitor the implementation of resolutions and policy papers adopted at the 7th EI World Congress held in July 2015 in Ottawa, Canada.

World Bank to Help Strengthen Vocational Education in China’s Gansu Province

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on March 31, 2017 approved a $120 million loan to help improve the quality and relevance of vocational schools and strengthen their partnership with industry in China’s Gansu province.

World Bank Approves US$ 185 Million Credit for School Sector Development Program

The World Bank has approved a US$ 185 million credit in support of Nepal’s efforts at improving equity, quality, efficiency, governance and management of basic and secondary education. The credit will finance a slice of the Government of Nepal’s...

New Study Recommends Key Actions to Improve Early Childhood Education in Mongolia

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Ukraine should step up efforts to strengthen transparency and integrity in its education system

Ukraine has taken ambitious steps to tackle bribery and corruption across government, including public procurement and, law enforcement. It should now step up its efforts to tackle integrity risks and violations in education, such as unmerited...

Brazilians launch indefinite strike against pension reform

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Skylines to dim as world celebrates a decade of climate action with Earth Hour

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Second from left: Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, the Special Advisor to the National Environment Commission inaugurates the...