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Stressing the importance of quality education for the future of young people and children, senior United Nations officials, including the head of its education agency and the UN youth envoy, called for cooperation to strengthen education and learning programmes in all corners of the world.
South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that “anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.”
Reading literacy levels are on the rise across the globe, giving young students a set of strong skills to serve them in their futures as well as contributing to the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular those related to inclusive and quality education.
Blaming just the teacher or the school for systemic educational problems can have serious negative side effects, warns a new report from the United Nations educational agency.
The conflict in Yemen – now into its third year – continues to take a toll on millions of children, with their education now under threat, adding to an already long list of bitter hardships including malnutrition, displacement and violence, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned.
The new collaboration will result in the inclusion of elements from five of the 17 goals in the upcoming Thomas & Friends™ series, which will be aired in over 110 countries in 33 languages.
About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in [...]
Schooling without learning is a terrible waste of precious resources [...]
About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving [...]
World leaders today pledged to tackle the education crisis that [...]
Around 264 million children and adolescents are not in school and only 1 in 12 young people in low-income countries is on track to gain secondary level skills.
Over 3.5 million refugee children did not have the [...]
Education can promote ideals of non-violence, equality and mutual respect, [...]
New technologies open opportunities to improve lives and connect globally, [...]
Pervasive levels of poverty, protracted conflicts and complex humanitarian emergencies [...]
Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations today stressed that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits for infants and mothers, investment shortcomings impede the practice.
Some 9.2 million children living in emergency countries will miss out on schooling unless the international community contributes an additional $820 million, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned at the start of today's G20 summit.
Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.”