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Tuesday 21st of February 2017
Research shows that girls are still more likely than boys to never be in a classroom. This means that despite the global efforts in the past few decades from governments and nonprofit organizations, we have been missing something in our approach to...
Monday 20th of February 2017
Consider this a personal invitation to you, the reader of these pages. It is an invitation to read a short document, so you can take action. We live in times of great possibilities to improve human well being on every corner of our planet. Our...
Friday 17th of February 2017
Satellite-powered broadband at schools in rural Africa is being opened up to local communities. There are 38 million children in Africa currently not in school, with 80% of those in rural areas. In total 25% of African children are illiterate,...
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Friday 10th of February 2017
YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD SHARE LIBERAL VALUES, ARE PESSIMISTIC ABOUT FUTURE, BUT DIVIDED ON FREE SPEECH, ACCORDING TO NEW GLOBAL SURVEY Most up-to-date comprehensive global study of the attitudes and wellbeing of 15- to 21-year...
Wednesday 8th of February 2017
From Australia’s first female Prime Minister to a bestselling Indian yogi, once again the Global Education and Skills Forum is welcoming the diverse and insightful best from the world of public, private and social sectors. An initiative of the...
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Tuesday 7th of February 2017
This year’s Global Education and Skills Forum is just around the corner, and the programme is shaping up to be our best yet. Based around the theme of “How do we create ‘real’ global citizens?”, the Forum is challenging its delegates to consider...
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Tuesday 24th of January 2017
When GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis in Dubai implemented the first blended IB curriculum, they assumed that their greatest challenges would involve infrastructure and technology. Courses would be delivered by instructors from outside of the...
Friday 6th of January 2017
TEACHER TRAINING RESPONSE TO SYRIAN CRISIS   JUSOOR EMERGENCY EDUCATION AND TEACHER TRAINING CONFERENCE IN BEIRUT: GENERATION HOPE   Beirut, January 5, 2017 - Nonprofit organization Jusoor is organizing a regional conference on...
Thursday 22nd of December 2016
Hanan al-Hroub was a poorly paid teacher on the West Bank. Then she won the $1m Global Teacher Prize On a cold Monday morning in central London in late November, a 44-year-old Palestinian woman reflected on the dramatic recent changes to...
Tuesday 20th of December 2016
Much has been written and shared about what characteristics are required for education in the 21st century. Creativity, critical thinking, literacy, problem solving, innovation, collaboration, math proficiency, data gathering, technology, global...

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