Teaching in the Netherlands and Learning Outcomes #TeacherTuesday

Teaching in the Netherlands and Learning Outcomes #TeacherTuesday

This interview was conducted by and is courtesy of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report team.  We are happy to join UNESCO’s #TeacherTuesday campaign – a ten week journey around the world to share a glimpse of teaching from the voices of teachers themselves. The sixth honored teacher is Cees, a teacher from the Netherlands. This is his story. […]

The Importance of Inclusive Education for Indigenous Children #TeacherTuesday

The Importance of Inclusive Education for Indigenous Children #TeacherTuesday

This interview was conducted by and is courtesy of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report team. We are happy to join UNESCO’s #TeacherTuesday campaign – a ten week journey around the world to get a glimpse of teaching from the voices of teachers themselves. The second honored teacher is Natelee, a teacher on the […]

Celebrating Teachers Around the World With UNESCO #TeacherTuesday

Celebrating Teachers Around the World With UNESCO #TeacherTuesday

For ten weeks starting on February 25 we are happy to join UNESCO’s #TeacherTuesday campaign. Leading global education voices will shine the light on inspirational teachers around the world along with UNESCO. The first honored teacher will be Esnart, a teacher from Malawi. UNESCO has created an entire map of the honored teachers (below) and […]

Featured Infographic of the Week: Children Still Battling to Go to School

Featured Infographic of the Week: Children Still Battling to Go to School

According to the United Nations, enrollment in primary education in developing regions reached 90 per cent in 2010, up from 82 per cent in 1999. Even with the great improvements in universal primary education there are still 57 million children around the world who do not go to school. This infographic from UNESCO shows how […]

The Rising Educational Obstacles for sub-Saharan Children

The Rising Educational Obstacles for sub-Saharan Children

When children who live in poor countries think about being educated there are many hurdles they face first before stepping foot in the classroom from the sheer proximity to a school to school fees to the cost of a uniform. It adds up quickly and means that many children remain uneducated in developing countries because of their […]

A Creative Way to Donate Much-Needed School Supplies

A Creative Way to Donate Much-Needed School Supplies

Even though it’s summer vacation for most kids across the country the new school season will roll around  before we know it. That means millions of schoolchildren will attend their first day of school without the school supplies they need to excel. One Chicago-based company has devised a creative way to change that scenario for […]

The Importance of Education for Girls

The Importance of Education for Girls

Much of yesterday’s Women Deliver 2013 conversation centered around education for girls. Without at least a primary education girls in poor and middle income countries cannot properly contribute to their country’s economy nor to their household. Girls who are fortunate to prolong marriage are able to attend school longer than if they are married away by […]

Help Send Books to Ethiopian Schoolchildren

Help Send Books to Ethiopian Schoolchildren

Children everywhere deserve an exceptional education. In fact, it it their right. In Ethiopia, there is a 10-20% increase of school-age children meaning there is a greater need for educational materials. Bruktawit Tigabu, the award-winning entrepreneur and co-founder of Tsehai Loves Learning, is bringing storybooks to thousands of children in Ethiopia and needs your help. Higher […]

Heifer International Teaches Children About Giving

Heifer International Teaches Children About Giving

Heifer International, the organization we affectionately know to empower families the world over through animal gifts that provide not only a way out of hunger, but also a way into sustainable self-reliance, just launched a new interactive educational tool teaching children the power of giving. Aimed squarely at children between the ages of 5-10, Heifer’s […]

Sunday’s Global News and Development Must-Reads

Sunday’s Global News and Development Must-Reads

As you gear up for another week here are a few must-reads about global news and development I recommend. African women won’t wield political influence without cultural change: This article from today’s Guardian highlights the quota system put in place in many African countries that require a certain percentage of female representation in government. Read […]

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