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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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Around 243 million Indian adolescents could be at risk due to COVID-19

Adolescents could be more susceptible to the negative effects of physical distancing during COVID-19 since they are in a period where peer interaction is necessary for social developent

Published on 19th June 2020
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Goa's museums struggling to stay afloat due to COVID-19 lockdown, owners promise to take all precautions

Two studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said museums have been especially affected by the pandemic

Published on 14th June 2020
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Release pending scholarships ASAP: JNUSU writes to VC highlighting students' financial crisis

In a letter to the Vice-Chancellor, the JNUSU said that the fellowships have been on hold since November and most of them have not been disbursed since the previous semester

Published on 18th May 2020
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Schools to invest more in tech infra, colleges in online assessment tools: Pearson study 

According to UNESCO estimates, over 154 crore students are severely impacted by closure of educational institutions across the world amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Published on 14th May 2020
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Education outcomes to get worse without aggressive policies to combat COVID-19 impact: World Bank

The World Bank's education team asserted that it is possible to counter the "shocks" and turn crisis into opportunity

Published on 11th May 2020
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Closure of edu institutes to hit girls the worst, will lead to increased gender gap, drop out rates: UNESCO

Refugee girls at secondary level are only half as likely to enrol as their male peers. We are only beginning to understand the economic impacts of COVID-19, experts say

Published on 22nd April 2020
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UNICEF teams up with Microsoft to create a remote, global learning platform for children

Children and young people continuing their education online can do so through a country-specific platform, accessed via their country's learningpassport.unicef.org page

Published on 21st April 2020
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Facebook launches online resource guide for educational communities

The online resource will help and guide education communities on how to collaborate by using Facebook's products and tools

Published on 13th April 2020
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Here's how Coursera is filling the gap in the education sector by providing online courses for free during lockdown

Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera tells us how the edtech platform is offering courses for free to institutes amid the Coronavirus lockdown 

Published on 7th April 2020
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Angelina Jolie does her bit to feed underprivileged kids

She has given $1 million to the charity No Kid Hungry, which says it has so far spread $2 million across 30 states to feed low-income children and their families

Published on 27th March 2020
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BYJU'S gives free access to schools students till April end due to coronavirus outbreak

Students in classes 1-3 can access Math and English lessons and students in classes 4-12 can learn math and science concepts on the BYJU’S app

Published on 11th March 2020
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UNESCO Renews Community Media Chair at UoH for its socially relevant contributions

Congratulating the team, the Vice-Chancellor said that the work of the Chair is an example of the University's resolve to combine socially relevant research with building the capacities of communities

Published on 10th March 2020
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From MIT to NASA to TEDx, this 12-year-old Hyderabad lad has rocked life after dropping out of school

Hemang Vellore signs up for every session that interests him and has said goodbye to school to be a student of life. He talks about his love for robotics and programming has netted him everything

Published on 5th February 2020

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