Tag Archives: education

DigComp: A framework helping young people to use their digital skills to find work

Today, in an everyday digital world surrounded by videogames, smartphones, digital social networks and online chats,  still 45% of the European Union population and 37% of its labour force have insufficient digital skills. Having digital skills is nowadays also relevant … Continue reading

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Partnerships with non-state providers need to be approached with caution

By Alina Lipcan and Ian MacAuslan Low levels of learning globally make for one of the most sobering statistics in education. In 12 out of 13 countries in South-Eastern Africa, fewer than 40% of students had mastered basic numeracy and basic … Continue reading

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When will they ever learn?

By Ben Hewitt, Director of Campaigns and Communications at Theirworld Denying a child an education does not happen by accident. It is the end result of policy and funding choices made by individuals in positions of power. It is up … Continue reading

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Educating refugees: Old ways of working aren’t good enough

By Aaron Benavot, originally posted on Promising Practices for Refugee Education The plight of refugees is in the news every day, and not a moment too soon. Refugee children and adolescents suffer from having almost all of their rights taken … Continue reading

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Share your views and contribute to the forthcoming 2019 GEM Report

The 2019 GEM Report will look at the issue of migration and education, as approved by the GEM Report International Advisory Board in June 2016. Today we are launching an online consultation, and hope you will share your views to … Continue reading

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Education – the best healthy start you can get

Today is World Health day. Here are several reasons why we hope education is going to be on the tip of everyone’s tongues as they discuss how to reach the SDG goal 3 to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being … Continue reading

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The PAL Network Learning Journey: Power to the People!

By Hannah-May Wilson, Program Manager, PAL Network Secretariat On the bus travelling from Mexico City to Xalapa, over 80 education activists and innovators from 19 Global South countries stared in disbelief, transfixed at the sheer size of these neighbourhoods. We … Continue reading

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