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Girls outperform boys in reading, math, science; remain underrepresented in STEM: UNESCO report

The report examines pre-pandemic data and shows that girls in most countries were outperforming boys in most categories

Published on 28th April 2022
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More boys likely to repeat grades, fall short of completing education: UNESCO report

Leave no child behind: Global report on boys disengagement from education has been put out by UNESCO. Let's take a look at what it says 

Published on 11th April 2022
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NEP 2020: President Kovind calls the policy a well-planned roadmap to nurture young talent

The President also pointed out that the Union Government has recommended the names of three cities to be listed in UNESCO's Global Network of Learning and two of them are from Kerala

Published on 21st December 2021
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Love bikes, love heritage? This Bengal heritage bike ride might be just the thing you're looking for

The ride, coordinated by Retd Col Sanjay Ghosh, will commemorate the UNESCO World Heritage Week as well. They will start from the Dankuni Toll Plaza and ride to Kenduli

Published on 27th November 2021
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Will Tagore's Visva-Bharati be declared World Heritage Site? Here's why UNESCO delegation visited varsity

Renovation of various traditional buildings and invaluable sculptures within the varsity underway, the central government sanctioned about Rs 3 crore for this project

Published on 26th October 2021
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UNESCO, UNICEF say closed Afghan girls' schools violates fundamental right to education

Both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant gains in education, especially in girls' education, and they should be preserved

Published on 20th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When four teenagers and a dog stumbled upon a prehistoric cave

In today's #TBT, we recall an adventurous day when a bunch of teenagers and their dog actually discovered a cave that went on to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Published on 12th September 2021
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Andhra University to conduct study on Simhachalam temple to get UNESCO heritage tag

The univeristy is extending its support to help the Simachalam temple bag the coveted UNESCO tag

Published on 12th August 2021
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This sixth-grader's story about water conservation won third place and was turned into an animated short film by UNESCO

Shreya K's story on water conservation was made into an animated short film by UNESCO! We speak to this student of Amrita Vidyalayam, Thalassery, about this massive honour

Published on 31st March 2021
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India world's largest democratic educational ecosystem, says Union Education Minister Nishank

Nishank spoke to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UNESCO's Education Ministers about the challenges being faced and the work being done on the strategy of leaving no students behind

Published on 30th March 2021
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First UNESCO Chair on Museums in Asia Pacific region set up at Anant National University

The UNESCO Chairs Programme was launched by UNESCO in 1992 with a vision to promote international cooperation and networking between universities and research institutions

Published on 11th March 2021
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Over one lakh students dropped out of high schools in Telangana during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the data available with Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE), 2018-19: a total of 10.91 lakh high school enrollments registered at 38 thousand odd high schools

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Education post-COVID-19: UNESCO to convene a special session of global education meeting next month 

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

Published on 25th September 2020
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Over 91 per cent Indian students want to study abroad post-COVID: iSchoolConnect survey

According to UNESCO, there were 5 million international students across the globe in 2018, and 750,000 of those happened to be from India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Notes from a global citizen: Why Anamika Madhuraj is an inspiration for Indian students

Anamika Madhuraj is among 12,000 young people from around the world who have been chosen for UNESCO's Global Citizenship initiative. We talk to her about her major goals
 

Published on 13th September 2020

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