Category Archives: access

COVID-19 pandemic and indigenous and non-indigenous students in Mexico

By Enrique Valencia López Throughout the pandemic, indigenous communities have emphasised that remote learning strategies should not solely rely on online access to provide educational services. Otherwise, existing inequalities between indigenous and non-indigenous students may exacerbate as many indigenous households … Continue reading

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Colin Northmore: Helping immigrant students in South Africa exercise their right to education

Colin is one of many champions being highlighted by the GEM Report in the run up to the launch of its 2020 publication on inclusion and education: All means all, due out 23 June. In their own way, and in … Continue reading

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The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on prosocial skills

By Gabriel Bădescu, Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj, Romania, and GEM Report fellow All over the world, he Covid-19 pandemic has led to school closures. Poorer nations have tended to bring in stricter measures, relative to the severity of their outbreaks, … Continue reading

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The world post-Covid-19 might be the world pre-Incheon – or even pre-Dakar

By Sheldon Shaeffer, Chair, Board of Directors, Asia=Pacific Regional Network on Early Childhood (ARNEC) Post-Covid-19, the world will not be the same for a very long time. Life may be so different that there might not even be a post-Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Alejandro Calleja: A father fighting for his son’s right to an inclusive education in Spain

English / Español  Alejandro is one of many champions being highlighted by the GEM Report in the run up to the launch of its 2020 publication on inclusion and education: All means all, due out 23 June. In their own way, … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Denied

Over 500 million of the world’s children and youth not accessing distance learning alternatives By Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education Most countries around the world have mandated school closures as part of public health measures to contain the … Continue reading

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Daniela Galindo: working for inclusion in Colombia through communication tools

Daniela is one of many champions being highlighted by the GEM Report in the run up to the launch of its 2020 publication on inclusion and education: All means all, due out 23 June. In their own way, and in … Continue reading

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Why non-state education requires support in the current pandemic

By Alice Doorly, Global Schools Forum (GSF), a non-profit membership organisation working with non-state organisations in developing countries who are serving children from low-income backgrounds. Since March, teachers from three non-state primary schools run by Peepul, serving low-income communities in … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: could education systems have been better prepared?

The world was caught by surprise with the global pandemic emergency. But was it entirely unexpected? Pandemics have always been a likelihood. A pandemic has occurred every 10-50 years for the past centuries. In any given year, a 1% probability … Continue reading

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Education Progress – the GEM Report’s new online interactive tool exploring progress made towards SDG 4

To mark International Education Day, the Global Education Monitoring Report has launched a new online interactive tool, Education Progress. Available in seven major languages, the site brings together data from various producers, notably the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, to explore … Continue reading

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