Education and Global Change

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Gender inequality ‘an insurmountable obstacle for many women’

UN population fund says lack of empowerment affects every aspect of life for women in the world’s 48 least developed countries<p>Millions of women and girls in the world’s poorest countries are being denied the opportunity to help drive development because of the “countless barriers” they still face …

Gender

Iraq makes important gains for school children

“I’ve been beaten twice at school,” says Khawla, 12. “Once when I was in the first grade I was hit because I didn’t do my homework. The second time …

Education

Building stronger education systems delivers results

Slideshow of the weekThe core mission of the Global Partnership for Education is to support developing countries to achieve sustainable education …

Education

A ray of hope in Yemen as schools reopen

Photo of the weekThis week, some schools have reopened in Yemen, welcoming back children who had been forced to stay home since the violence …

Education

Education has the power to make the world a better place. #FundEducation https://t.co/j9LeVI2wME

UNESCO UIS

The Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML) is designed to improve learning outcomes by supporting national strategies for learning assessments …

UNESCO UIS

The Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML) is designed to improve learning outcomes by supporting national strategies for learning assessments …

Classrooms from around the world

Schools have reopened, with around 2 million pupils heading back to classrooms after a three-month summer break. Nearly three years after Taliban gunmen shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist last week urged world leaders gathered in New York to help millions more children …

Education

Laying the foundation to monitor learning globally

“At least 250 million children are failing to learn the basics” (Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) 2012). By putting a number to the …

UNESCO UIS

In most countries, more women than men are employed in the cultural sector but they need to supplement with more than one job, according to a new …

Unesco

12 Surprising Facts About Secondary School Around The World

1. While primary school education is free in many countries, students in 24% of the world’s countries have to pay tuition to continue on to secondary …

11 things we learned about social enterprise in international development

As donor governments cut aid budgets, here’s what the experts say about the role of social enterprise in filling the gap<p>Read the live chat in full<p><b>1. The scale of social enterprises varies globally</b><br>Bangladesh has the powerhouses of Brac and Grameen. “It’s the home of microfinance and Brac’s social …

Philanthropy

Children in crises: why stronger protection systems must be adopted

Investments are needed to protect children from the impact of conflict and bring down the $7tn annual global cost of violence against them<p>During the Sierra Leone war, an estimated 10,000 children were recruited or used by armed forces and groups, and at least 692,000 children suffered sexual abuse. …

Geography

Interview of Aaron Benavot, Director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2015

Bangkok Post

Quality education must be for everyone<p>17 Apr 2015 at 06:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Three young friends walk together, holding one another …

You Know Me: behind the scenes. Kids speak out on gender

A shocking number - and nearly 60% of #outofschool children live in north of #Nigeria. #BringBackOurChildhood http://t.co/rqNhQGygcs

2000 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Boko Haram says Amnesty International

On the anniversary of the mass kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, a shocking report claims that at least 2000 girls and women have …

Education for all: Unfinished business

The 2015 Education for All Global Monitoring Report – <i>Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges</i>– will be launched at the World Bank in …

Ban Ki-moon

Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges | Global Education Monitoring Report

In a room above a mosque, teen girls code their way to a brighter future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every week in the heart of Nima, a slum in the Ghanaian capital of Accra, families congregate at a local mosque. When the time comes, young girls say goodbye to their loved ones and part ways, filing up concrete steps leading up to the floor above.<p>There, inside a large room dotted with …

Africa