Education

World Bank, UNESCO Institute for Statistics Join Forces to Help Countries Measure Student Learning

The World Bank and UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS announced a new partnership to help countries strengthen their learning assessment systems, better monitor what students are learning in internationally-comparable ways and improve the breadth...

New Grant Financing to Strengthen Secondary Education in Liberia

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $47 million equivalent for Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE) project for Liberia, on July 2.

Countries must make teaching profession more financially and intellectually attractive

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Education Above All foundation and UNHCR in partnership to educate 450,000 displaced kids

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, founder of Education Above All (EAA), and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi embarked on a joint mission to Kuala Lumpur to visit projects implemented by UNHCR as part of EAA’s Educate A...

Belarus to Improve Quality of School Education, with World Bank Support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, on April 18, approved an additional financing component in the amount of EUR 90 Million to continue its support to modernized and well-equipped schools, and improved student learning in Belarus, through...

175 million children are not enrolled in pre-primary education – UNICEF

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UNICEF funded mobile kindergarten...

175 million children are not enrolled in pre-primary education

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UNICEF funded mobile kindergarten in...

Only quality education and an end to violence can offer hope and better opportunities for children in Honduras

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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore meets with students at the Roberto Suazo Córdoba School, in Tegucigalpa,...