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How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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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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Education for all is the Modi government's mission: Home Minister Amit Shah

The Minister said the International Literacy Day 2020 focuses on "Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond", especially on the role of educators and changing pedagogies.

Published on 8th September 2020
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University awarded UNESCO Chair for 'Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation & Development'

Through the Chair, the University will develop a comprehensive framework for academic engagement in building sustainable communities by designing a curriculum based on experiential learning

Published on 8th 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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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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