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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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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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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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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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Aditi Anand established why it is ‘cool to care’ and how youngsters across India are taking up the cause of conservation very seriously 

Her recent achievements include representing India at the International Art Festival “Planet of Art” conducted by UNESCO clubs association in Kazakhstan

Published on 17th August 2019
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World Book Day: Here's what Puffin, Flipkart and UNESCO now have in common

The Puffin Book of Folktales is the result of Puffin, Flipkart and UNESCO coming together to celebrate this special day and the joy of reading

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Matribhasha Diwas: Celebrate your mother tongue in colleges, UGC tells students

Following in the footsteps of the UNESCO, UGC has declared February 21 as 'Matribhasha Diwas' and has directed Universities to conduct activities to celebrate diverse languages

Published on 21st February 2018

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