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Fighting Poverty and Hunger for Quality Education

16 August 2016

This article was originally published on August 16, 2016 on the World Education Blog.

By Salam Al-Nukta, youth advisor to the GEM Report  

The youth population is continuously increasing, and is estimated to reach 1.8 billion this year. Obviously, it is a large population of mass power. Yet, as we say goodbye to another year’s

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Building resilience and shaping futures

21 June 2016

Building resilience and shaping futures: the UNRWA response to the education needs of Palestine refugees from Syria

By Caroline Pontefract, Director of Education, UNRWA/UNESCO Education Programme

This article was originally published on June 21, 2016 by the World Education Blog.

Over the past 65 years, the UNRWA/UNESCO education programme has been providing quality and equitable

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Apresentação da Rede Lusófona pelo Direito à Educação - ReLus

19 February 2016

Rede Lusófona pelo Direito à Educação - ReLus

Esta Rede foi criada no dia 5 de fevereiro de 2016, na cidade do Porto, no contexto de um encontro entre as coligações nacionais dos países de língua oficial portuguesa. Esta criação vem dar corpo a um

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Contextualisation des Normes Minimales de l’INEE pour la province du Nord-Kivu, Goma, RDC

17 December 2015

En août 2015, Save the Children International, Unicef et le Ministère de l’éducation de la République Démocratique du Congo ont organisé un atelier de contextualisation des Normes Minimales de l’INEE (NM INEE) pour la province du Nord-Kivu à Goma. Ce blog, présenté par Emeline

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Let’s get WISE about prioritizing investment in education

11 November 2015

by Pauline Rose

This blog post was originally published by the Global Partnership for Education on 6 November 2015.

 

The WISE Summit is a powerful force – it is the first conference I’ve been to where the first six speakers have been women, each of them world leaders in their

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Priorities and challenges ahead of the Post-2015 Summit

24 September 2015

This blog post was originally shared by Education International on 24 September 2015.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development being adopted by Heads of State and Government this week in New York contains 17 goals set out to transform the world by simultaneously addressing social, environmental and economic challenges.

A moment to celebrate

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The Relevance of Global Citizenship Education in Crisis Affected Contexts

9 December 2013

By Esker Copeland, Reach Out to Asia (Qatar Foundation)

For nearly a decade, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) has funded interventions focused on restoring access to safe and appropriate educational spaces in crisis affected environments by constructing and rehabilitating schools. Notwithstanding the continued importance of providing safe educational facilities, fostering holistic approaches to improving educational quality is

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Emergencies as Opportunities for Adolescent Girls’ Improved Access and Quality of Education

11 October 2013

By Tzvetomira Laub, INEE

Emergencies devastate the lives of individuals and communities. Yet, for tens of thousands of adolescent girls, natural and human-made emergencies can also offer opportunities for better quality, relevant and safe education. This can have a long-lasting impact, transforming the lives of adolescent girls, their families and communities. The INEE Minimum Standards for Education

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Case Study: Absent curriculum from Somalia’s schools for more than two decades

19 July 2013

by Abdikadir Issa Farah, Program Officer at Formal Education Network for Private Schools (FENPS).

 

Somalia has been without functional government for over twenty years. All infrastructures and units for public services collapsed that made living conditions very critical. Although education unit had never ceased but it has gone without a unified national syllabus to

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Making Quality Education Accessible to Children with Disabilities

1 July 2013

by Brittney Davidson and Tzvetomira Laub, INEE Secretariat.

Less than one thousand days remain before the target date for completion of the UN’s eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  Certainly, the pursuit of MDG 2, the hope for truly inclusive education for all, has increased primary enrollment rates and targeted some of the world’

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