Benefits of university education remain high but vary widely across fields of study

Tertiary enrolment is expanding rapidly, with very strong returns for individuals and taxpayers, but new evidence shows that universities can fail to offer, and individuals fail to pursue, the fields of study that promise the greatest labour-market...

Save the Children Celebrates Passage of the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act

Save the Children congratulates Representatives Lowey (D-NY) and Reichert (R-WA) and Senators Rubio (R-FL) and Durbin (D-IL) on the passage of the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act (READ Act). Save the Children is grateful for...

UNHCR report highlights education crisis for refugee children

Hakizimana Lydiella, 13, is a young refugee at Mahama camp in Rwanda’s Eastern province, where school-age refugees are...

Over 6,30,000 Students are Expected to Benefit from a New Higher Education Project in Odisha, India

The World Bank will support the government in improving the quality, equity and governance of higher education institutes in the Indian state of Odisha.

Nearly zero progress in reducing the global out-of-school rate over the past decade - UNICEF

Chubat (right), 12, sits with her friend in the burned ruins of her school in Malakal...

UNESCO names laureates from Thailand and Peru for its 2017 Prize for Girls and Women’s Education


Roma inclusion: More effort needed to improve access to schooling and employment

The assessment highlights how the situation of Roma has changed since 2011. Overall, the picture is slowly improving, for instance there is now greater participation of Roma in early childhood education and a declining rate of early school-leavers. On...

Literacy in a digital world at heart of International Literacy Day, 8 September 2017