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Technology enabled Professional Development Opportunity (Bhopal, India)

Why we need women’s literacy programs? India currently has the largest population of illiterate adults in the world with 287 million which is 37% of the global total. Gains in literacy rates are effectively cancelled by other simultaneous changes such as population growth, ageing, and continued increase in poorly educated youth. While there has been a significant decline in gender […]

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Chalo Parho Barho-Lets Read and Grow: Tackling the problem of Out-of-School Children in Pakistan

AUTHOR: Syeda Farwa Fatima According to a recent UNESCO policy paper, nearly 58 million children of primary school age (typically between 6 and 11 years) are not enrolled in school; and ‘if current trends continue, two-fifths of these children—or 15 million girls and 10 million boys—are unlikely to ever set foot in a classroom’. Pakistan is at the centre of these […]

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The Growing Gender & Educational Inequalities-Addressing the Marginalized

AUTHOR: Sehar Saeed Education in itself is a fundamental human right, a bedrock of development that contributes to all social, economic and environmental dimensions, leading to gains for generations to come. The dividends that result from investments in education are immeasurable. However, for these benefits to accrue, all girls and boys must have education opportunities both in and outside of school […]

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Making the case for Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) in Nigeria: A Summary on Global Best Practices

AUTHORS: Radhika Iyengar, HaeIn Shin, Balaraba Aliyu The fourth focus area of the SDGs focuses on education, encompassing more than just universal access to primary education (MDG 2). It focuses on lifelong learning, and promotes quality education, two aspects that were not clearly outlined as priorities in MDG2. Going forward, the aim to ‘provide quality education and lifelong learning’ will […]

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