Mexico: global campaign demands justice for 43 missing Mexican students

A global campaign marking three years since the forced disappearance of 43 teacher students in Mexico is again calling for an investigation, reparation and justice.

New World Bank Project to Focus on Better Quality Higher Education in Agricultural Universities

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $82.50 million National Agricultural Higher Education Project on August 03, 2017 , to help the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and participating agricultural universities provide...

First Energy Efficient Kindergartens Open in Aktau

Three energy efficient kindergartens were opened in Aktau city providing 1500 students and staff with improved heating, water supply and lighting, on July 26th. Representatives of the World Bank, Swiss Embassy in Kazakhstan and the Ministry of...

Ministerial Conference for Sport and Physical Education adopts global action plan to promote safe, sustainable sports for all

More than 50 sport ministers and senior officials representing 115 countries agreed on actions to provide universal access to sports and physical activity to women and men of all ages during the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior...

Malala visits Nigeria to draw attention to education crisis

Malala Yousafzai is shown around the school in Bakassi camp by student, Fatima Grema who has been displaced by...

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign US$100 million Credit Agreement to Support Higher Education

Sri Lanka has signed a US$100 million credit agreement with the World Bank to support its higher education sector. The objective of this initiative is to increase enrollment in priority disciplines, improve the quality of degree programs, and promote...

US Mulling Whether Foreign Students Should Reapply Yearly

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering a proposal that would require the country's more than 1.4 million international students to reapply for permission to stay in the United States every year.

World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education