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Global Citizenship Education after the COVID-19 crisis?

By Marta Estellés, University of Cantabria, Spain and Gustavo E. Fischman, Arizona State University, USA During the COVID-19 crisis, educational responses have been mainly geared towards minimizing the problems derived from school closures and mantaining educational services. While it is … Continue reading

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Emiliano Naranjo: a teacher with a disability fighting for fairer societies in Argentina

Emiliano was born with cerebral palsy and battled against multiple odds, discrimination and stigmatism, fighting all the way to the courts to be where he is today: a university professor of physical education, an advisor to the province of Buenos … Continue reading

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We need to talk about racism in schools

The fault lines are open and fractions are rising in the United States. Inequalities, which have always been there, are now fully exposed because of COVID-19, including its effect on marginalized communities. The death of George Floyd shined the spotlight … Continue reading

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Your Questions Answered – pose your questions live to the authors of the 2020 GEM Report

Launched on 23 June, the 2020 GEM Report on inclusion and education draws on the latest available data, evidence, and commissioned research from leading experts around the world.  The Report benefits from a 18-month production cycle and is authored by … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Gaultier, Hillary Clinton, Shakira, Pele, Yalitza Aparicio and others join in calling for more inclusive education

High-profile influencers from around the world joined the GEM Report in calling for more inclusive education systems. The 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report showed that exclusion in education had deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, about  40% of low and … Continue reading

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Introducing a new online tool: Profiles Enhancing Reviews in Education (PEER)

Yesterday, along with the launch of the 2020 GEM Report on inclusion and education, we also launched a new website, PEER, to support the monitoring of national education laws and policies. It provides systematic, comprehensive information on laws and policies … Continue reading

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New 2020 GEM Report shows inclusion has never been as relevant as countries count the education cost of Covid-19

The 2020 GEM Report on inclusion and education, All means all, was launched this morning at an online event featuring an interactive high-level panel and clips of videos and animations of its key messages and recommendations. This year’s report shows … Continue reading

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Using SCOPE to teach educational development

By Anne Campbell, Ph.D. and students at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies It is not a simple task to prepare students about educational development around the world. At the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, we try to do this … Continue reading

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Knowledge is power: Handling the COVID-19 pandemic in schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

By Bushra Rahim, who is currently working for the Government of Pakistan. She is a Fulbright scholar, AusAid alumna, and a Charles Wallace Fellow. She serves as a President Association of Business, Professional & Agriculture Women; Executive Director Development Agent for Change … Continue reading

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COVID: A complex crisis that has magnified existing vulnerabilities in Nepal

By Priyadarshani Joshi, GEM Report The current situation is one of a combined health, economic and political emergency In Nepal, a country where hundreds of thousands receive higher education abroad, the first two confirmed COVID cases were linked to higher … Continue reading

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