The question of how to promote equal access to education for Romani children in Slovakia is a difficult one. One solution that has seen some success is the Roma Education Fund’s ongoing program on early childhood education and care, A Good Start (AGS).
For three years Georgian teachers have failed to make the grade in state certification tests. While teachers have lambasted the exams as unfair and ineffectual, educators and policy makers warn the consistent low marks underscore fundamental problems in the country’s school system.
Around the world, local organisations use football as a tool to address social challenges in areas such as health, peace building, children’s rights and education, social integration and gender equality.
Lilian Orandas graduated from college in 2007 and went to work teaching history in the tiny village where he grew up, in the northwestern tip of Moldova. The salary was minuscule – about $50 per month – but he received a government bonus of $800, and besides, he said, he wanted to help his hometown.
In urban areas of Honduras, over 40% of youth ages 13-15 do not attend grades 7—9 and 60% of youth ages 16-18 do not attend grades 10-12 (INE, 2011). A lack of access to education disproportionally affects youth who live in socially and economically marginalized communities, as these youth often have to drop out of school [...]
National vision for education Education is critical to human development, enlightenment and emancipation. It is a powerful vehicle for securing social justice. Continue Reading »
Kazakh NGOs develops expertise for professional training programs for working for children with disabilities In 2003 and 2005 the Center “Kenes” implemented a demonstration project aimed at promoting inclusive education in Kazakhstan, and served a piloting model for the countries of Central Asia and Kazakhstan. Continue Reading »
Literacy and Math for Intellectual Growth of Early Grade Students in Macedonia On September 12 2013, the Foundation for Education and Cultural Initiatives “Step by Step” – Macedonia officially launched the USAID Readers are Leaders Project for the general public in Macedonia. Continue Reading »
Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict’s (PEIC) inaugural two-year legal research project will culminate on 31st October with the launch of its commissioned legal series on the protection of education in times of conflict. The launch will be held on 31st October 2013 in Doha, Qatar during the World Innovation Summit for Education. Continue Reading »
A special issue of the journal Current Issues in Comparative Education features case studies of critical praxis. These case studies amplify the voices of educators and activists working across a range of geographies to bring progressive change in society through education. Continue Reading »
The Center for Innovations in Education(CIE) was delighted to participate in the organization of the 2nd Alumni Education Forum along with the U.S.-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association (AAA), and the Azerbaijan University of Languages’ American Center on June 20th, 2013. Continue Reading »
Impressions from a summer camp in the Caucasus Ureki – this word will remind 60 children and young people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and the three North Caucasian republics of the Russian Federation( Ingushetia, North Ossetia and Chechnya) of the wonderful time spent in the one-week summer camp in the small Georgian seaside resort at [...] Continue Reading »
With 57 million children still out of school, it would take a miracle for the global community to meet its commitments by 2015, the deadline for reaching the Education for All goals and the MDGs, according to new analysis presented in a recent policy paper by the EFA Global Monitoring Report and the UNESCO Institute [...] Continue Reading »
Lebanese Association for History Starts Addressing Controversial History Continue Reading »
A key to sensitize communities of the importance of quality education Pakistan │ According to ASER 2012 Report 23% of the school aged children (13% girls and 10% boys) in Pakistan, 6-16, were out of school, but even those enrolled were not learning well.Only 51% of the students enrolled in grade 5 were found to be able to [...] Continue Reading »
Due to a heavy rain, the streets around the school were flooded. In Buenos Aires, the storm was just over, the children in the classrooms analyzed the reasons with their teacher why their neighborhood got flooded. Continue Reading »
The Network of Education Policy Centers (NEPC) announces the NEPC 2013 Summer School: Empowering Teachers for the 21st Century on June 30 2013 – July 6, 2013 in Cetinje, Montenegro. Continue Reading »