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Education reform does not need evolution, it needs leadership

<i>Singapore Democrats</i><p>At the SG50 conference on Friday, DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam made a huge admission about our education system. He said “that …

Education

Why We're Urging Global Leaders to Invest in Childhood Education Worldwide

Nearly 15 years ago, world leaders set a global target of universal education. The goal - to grant every boy and girl access to education across the …

Education Alone Will Not Solve Income Inequality

We often reference the “achievement gap” when discussing how certain student groups perform better than others. For instance, low-income students are graduating at a rate of 15 percentage points behind their more affluent peers, according to a recent GradNation report. Or that the graduation rate …

Racial, social segregation damaging to education – study

White children’s education is being held back by growing racial segregation in schools, research from a leading think tank has suggested.<p>A report from Demos, a think tank specializes in integration issues among ethnic minorities in the UK, said that many schools are becoming more racially …

UK strengthens education partnership with Lebanon to support goal of Education for All.

NNA - In a press release by the British Embassy in Beirut, it said: "In support of our continued commitment that no child should miss out on their …

Middle East

Republicans Set to Try Again With Education Overhaul

In late February, House conservatives were revolting on two different fronts: They didn't want to fund the Department of Homeland Security without …

Dominican Children Denied the Human Right to Nationality and Access to Education

<i>Photo by Greg Constantine, photographer of stateless populations around the globe</i><p>Who are your role models? I asked Juan outside his home in an impoverished community of Haitian descendants near Santo Domingo. His answer was unexpected: "Jesus Christ, the fathers of the Dominican Republic, and …

Your Health and Our Environment: How Can We Protect Both?

National Dialogue on Climate Change And Health<p>There are a whole host of public health impacts that are going to hit home. The great thing about this conversation is to see all the work that’s already being done by public health officials, the medical community, nurses and families.<p>- <i>President …

LEGO to replace plastic bricks with environment friendly materials

The LEGO Group is planning to replace its iconic plastic bricks with pieces made from sustainable and environment friendly materials.<p>The company has …

Ministry of Environment starts "Save Turtles" campaign

With the start of the turtle hatching season in Qatar, the Ministry of Environment is launching a campaign to protect and conserve the turtle …

Inequality isn’t just bad for the economy — it’s toxic for the environment

The pope’s encyclical on climate change was received with both enormous enthusiasm and criticism, reactions that will only intensify as he continues …

Singapore pledges new 2030 greenhouse gas targets to limit climate change

SINGAPORE - Singapore has outlined two new environmental targets for the country for the year 2030, in line with global plans to limit climate change …

Singapore Steps Up With Ambitious Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions

Close<p>Singapore has joined the bandwagon of countries committed to cut carbon emissions as part of the global effort of nations against climate …