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Covid-19: Misinformation, education and the need for clarity

By Hassnal Noor Rashid The recent explosion of COVID-19 cases in the South East Asian region has contributed to the globally growing pandemic that has impacted our global social order and may have many dramatic unforeseen consequences to come It has exposed the fragility of our dynamic inter-connected systems, the lack of adequate response from world leaders in an aggressively ... Read More »

Exhibition on education, literature and culture to be held at RU

Rajshahi, Feb 20 – A day-long exhibition on education, literature and culture will be held on Friday at Rajshahi University to observe ‘Mujib Borsho’, according to the president of Education-Literature-culture research centre, Rajshahi-Dinajpur area Dwijendranath Banerjee said in a press conference held at Sheikh Rasel Model School playground of the university. Read More »

World is off track in its education commitments for 2030

Almost a third of the way to the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, new UNESCO projections prepared for the UN High-level Political Forum show that the world will fail its education commitments without a rapid acceleration of progress. In 2030, when all children should be in school, one in six aged 6-17 will still be excluded. Many children ... Read More »

New study busts myths on comprehensive sexuality education

Paper recommends scripted lessons, where necessary, to help teachers cover the subject correctly Paris, 12 June— Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves reproductive health and contributes to gender equality, argues Facing the Facts, a new policy paper by the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report at UNESCO that seeks to dispel social and ... Read More »

Reflections on achieving global education goals

Amina J. Mohammed New York – Throughout my life, I have seen the power of education. I have witnessed how quality education for all can support the creation of dynamic economies and help to sustain peace, prosperity, and stability. I have also observed how education instills in individuals, no matter their circumstances, a strong sense of self, as well as ... Read More »

New EU program of EUR 205mn to strengthen Education in Bd

Dhaka, 5 February – Today, with the launch of the Human Capital Development Programme 2021 (HCDP-21) the European Union confirms its continued commitment to Bangladesh for the development of the country’s Education sector. This EU-funded programme aims to provide improved quality education and training to Bangladesh’s young population. It will promote the implementation of long-term sustainable Education policies towards a ... Read More »

Educating children starts with parents

Neha is a first-generation learner. Her mother, Hema, a maid, wants her only daughter to grow up to become a government servant. This, according to her, will give her family security, stable water and electricity connections, and also an attached toilet, apart from a better living environment. Read More »

Malala tweets to help her fight for girls’ education

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani campaigner who survived being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen, has joined Twitter with a call for people to help her fight for girls’ education. The 19-year-old sent her first tweets the same day she finished school, which she said was a “bittersweet” moment. She said her thoughts turned to the millions of girls who ... Read More »