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In Afghanistan, 60% girls, 40% boys of primary school age receive no education: UNICEF 

Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan Takashi Okada and Taliban leader Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi met over a meeting where the former discussed Japan's efforts to help the people of Afghanistan

Published on 8th July 2023

Maoist-affected village school in Telangana mentioned in UNICEF book for green practices

The headmaster of the school thanked the governing bodies and ITC Paperboards for providing financial support for construction of the school building and providing study material 

Published on 21st April 2023

For development of Tamil Nadu schools, Rs 7,000 crores of CSR funds can be tapped into: Study

The study, titled Mapping Donor Interventions and Support in the School Education Space in Tamil Nadu, attempted to map this donor support rendered to school education

Published on 27th March 2023

Odisha introduces School Clubs in secondary schools to offer personalised learning

The introduction of school clubs will provide a platform for students to pursue their interests and hobbies beyond the traditional classroom setting

Published on 25th March 2023

Childline 1908 counsellors and their struggles: Will merger with National Emergency Number 112 help?

NGOs running Childline in the state worry about job security and impact on reporting of child issues as integration remains unclear

Published on 13th March 2023

  West Bengal: 13-member central team begins review of midday meal scheme

The officials who are scheduled to conduct their review till February 6 started visiting schools in the various districts and they began with North 24 Parganas on Monday

Published on 30th January 2023

Only 16% public education funding goes to poorest 20% learners: UNICEF report

The report was taken looking at the government's spending on pre-primary to secondary education in 102 countries

Published on 18th January 2023

Learning loss due to full, partial school closures is "nearly insurmountable", says UNICEF's Chief of Education

Developed countries aren't spared either. Even in countries like the USA, the UK and Australia, learning losses in children have been observed

Published on 25th January 2022

Karnataka to get National Midwifery Training Institute in partnership with Centre, UNICEF and others

Lack of trained service providers or over-medicalisation of the delivery process has been found to be the major reasons for poor intrapartum care

Published on 5th July 2022

In Budget 2022, mental health gets attention, National Tele Mental Health programme launched

The Finance Minister tabled the budget at 11 am on February 1. President Ram Nath Kovind had kicked off the Budget Session of the Parliament on January 31

Published on 1st February 2022

Tripura welcomes students back to schools, colleges and universities. Here's why?

The state government had closed schools from January 15 till January 30 following the spike in COVID-19 cases

Published on 31st January 2022

What the FAQ: Why are National Girl Child Day and International Day of Education celebrated on January 24?

The day is significant in Indian history as it marks the swearing-in of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the first woman to occupy the post in the country

Published on 24th January 2022

Schools in Mumbai may reopen on January 27 but what about the rest of Maharashtra?

Earlier this week, the World Bank's Global Education Director Jaime Saavedra had made the headlines where he criticised the closure of schools by governments around across the country and elsewhere

Published on 19th January 2022

UNICEF praises Kerala's dedication to education during COVID, CM Vijayan points to collective efforts of parents, teachers

UNICEF said that Kerala is the only state where nearly everyone who used remote learning said that the government has provided adequate resources for it

Published on 19th January 2022

The Rural Conundrum: The struggle to take online education from India to Bharat

The commodification of education is not the only hurdle. The twin, interconnected issues of access and availability also play a major role in the lower adoption of online learning in rural areas

Published on 30th December 2021

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