‘Big Chief’ and the Million Beads
The Juan Luis Vives school is located in the Valparaiso Penitentiary Centre, Chile. Founded in 1999, the institution provides basic and secondary education, and vocational training for detainees. The school was awarded the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy in 2015.
UNICEF is working with psychologists, teachers and students in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help children reintegrate.
Bhutan's Changemakers in Crimson Robes
Families in China talk about comprehensive sex education for UNESCO’s Foundation of Life and Love campaign. What does CSE mean for you? Join the conversation at #CSEandMe
The Game of Life
Schools in Torodi, in the Tillabery region of Niger, have been the target of violent attacks, which have prevented children from exercising their right to education.
A New Chapter: UNRWA honours Class of 2019
For the past nine years, Rajesh Kumar Sharma has been operating a makeshift school between two pillars of the aerial metro that runs across India’s capital. More than 200 children from the surrounding slums attend this open-air classroom every day.
In Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya, girls are empowered by their new-found passion for computer coding.
An Op-Ed by Dr. Anantha Duraiappah, Director of the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP).
Held annually on 5 October, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. In 2019, World Teachers’ Day is celebrating teachers with the theme, “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession.” The day provides an occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide, to take stock of achievements, and to address some of the issues central to attracting and keeping the brightest minds and young talents in the profession.
Innayatou Souradji watched her mother and grandmother work hard at home and in the fields without having the opportunity to go to school. She is determined not to follow that same path and dreams of becoming a doctor when she finishes her studies.
Education is Oxygen
For Palestine refugee students living in the occupied Palestinian territory, the route to school can be full of challenges. However, UNRWA schools represent safe spaces, to learn, to explore, places where they can breathe.