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Teacher with Down’s syndrome inspires children, parents and colleagues

Noelia Garella has overcome prejudice to get a job at a nursery school in Argentina - and she is thought to be the first teacher with Down's syndrome …

Teaching

Afghan refugee girls can stay in school past the age of 14 thanks to teacher Aqeela Asifi's prize money

When Aqeela Asifi won the Nansen Refugee Award in 2015, she promised to use some of the $100,000 prize money to expand the school where she has …

Afghanistan

$1m Global Teacher Prize 2017 goes to Canadian who works with Inuit students in the Arctic

Maggie MacDonnell works in a village so deep into the Canadian Arctic that you can't reach it by road. The only way in and out of Salluit is by plane.<p>…

Teaching

Meet the Mexican mother who started her own preschool and became a global teacher

Elisa Guerra set up her own preschool in her home city of Aguascalientes in Mexico because she didn’t like what the local school had to offer her own …

"I work hard to make the classroom fun and teach many of the lessons in a playful way"

Every child in the world deserves to fulfil their potential. That means giving them quality care and nurturing in the crucial first few years of …

Teaching

“What I would most like is to leave this job and go back to school.”

Though he’s only 15 years old, school is a distant memory for Mohammed. He and his five siblings haven’t been in a classroom since they fled Kobani, …

More than four million Syrians have now fled war and persecution

Syrians fleeing renewed fighting rush across broken down border fences at the Akcakale border crossing in Sanliurfa province in southern Turkey in …

Financing education: the need for bold global action

Next week, the government of Norway, in cooperation with the U.N. Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, will host the Oslo Summit on …

Economic Development