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#VirtualGandhiMarch: This UNESCO campaign is trying to make India's students kinder and more Gandhian

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March, the virtual march started on the UN International Youth Day, August 12, 2019

Published on 30th August 2019
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1 in 4 Pakistani kids won't complete primary education by 2030: Unesco report

The new global education goal, SDG-4, calls on countries to ensure that children are not only going to school but also learning

Published on 10th July 2019
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Activist Kailash Sathyarthi calls for effective measures to globally curb child labour by 2025

The reputed Indian child-rights activist has urged powerful bodies within the world organisation to work effectively and immediately by taking a sustainable and well-revised approach

Published on 18th December 2017
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Aditi Anand and the art within: From watercolour to ballet, she's got it all

Aditi was inspired by Chennai's move to ban plastic when she visited the city recently, hence, she wants to appeal for the same in Telangana as well and she is working towards it 

Published on 15th May 2019
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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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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all learners through the app

Published on 22nd February 2019
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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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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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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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Breaking stereotypes: Shia Muslim artists create Hindu wedding mandaps in Jaipur

The art of tazia making arrived in India from Central Asia and is said to have flourished during the Mughal rule

Published on 8th July 2018
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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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CBSE leaks: HRD Ministry forms panel to monitor examination process  

The seven-member panel, headed by former HRD secretary, will suggest measures to make the process "secure and foolproof through the use of technology" and submit a report by May 31 to the ministry

Published on 4th April 2018
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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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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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Education systems need to be more inclusive, accessible: UN Secretary-General

Ensuring access to inclusive and equitable education, and promoting lifelong learning, is one of the goals of the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and International Youth Day 2019

Published on 12th August 2019

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