Foreign Aid To Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Slows

The recent UNESCO report, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, released late last month, finds a disturbing drop in foreign aid made to education, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. According …

Alex LeedomForeign Aid To Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Slows

UNESCO Report Highlights Global Education Crisis

UNESCO released the report Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All evaluating the progress being made towards the 2015 Education for All goals. The world will fall short of the …

Amanda LubitUNESCO Report Highlights Global Education Crisis

UNESCO to spend $7 Million for Girls’ Education in Pakistan

This month, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Pakistan’s State Minister for Education, Muhammad Baleeghur Rehman, signed  the Malala Funds-in-Trust agreement, which commits $7 million to improving access to and quality …

Alex LeedomUNESCO to spend $7 Million for Girls’ Education in Pakistan

Ceasefire in South Sudan Leaves Room for Education Discussion

A ceasefire agreement signed between the government of South Sudan and rebel fighters has put the armed conflict on hold, at least for now. The conflict has displaced an estimated …

Alex LeedomCeasefire in South Sudan Leaves Room for Education Discussion

10 Years After Invasion, Iraq’s Education Still Suffering

10 years after the destructive US invasion, Iraq’s Education infrastructure has yet to recover. A recent UNESCO report reveals that a mere nine per cent of Iraqi adults have finished …

Alex Leedom10 Years After Invasion, Iraq’s Education Still Suffering

UNESCO Still Struggling From Lack of Funding

UNESCO, the cultural agency most known for its promotion and protection of world heritage sites, has suspended American membership after the US has withheld funds from the agency for three …

Ashleigh BrownUNESCO Still Struggling From Lack of Funding

Human Rights Watch Argues to End Child Marriage in Yemen

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a video that documents the psychological and physical damage child marriage causes to the young girls of Yemen. The video underscores HRW’s proposal to include …

Rachel PozivenecHuman Rights Watch Argues to End Child Marriage in Yemen

Students Threaten To Shut Down Private University Activities in Nigeria

Nigerian university students have united under the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and have protested in the streets of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State’s capital, demanding that the federal government …

Nina ThurauStudents Threaten To Shut Down Private University Activities in Nigeria

New Somali Education Campaign to Reach One Million Children

Education authorities in Somalia have announced the launch of a new campaign entitled the Go 2 School Initiative. The new program will be led by Somali education officials, with the …

Carla DrumhillerNew Somali Education Campaign to Reach One Million Children

Nepalese Theater Group Performs for Girls’ Education

 A Local Nepalese theater group, Theatre Village, stages street plays highlighting the importance of educating young Nepalese women. The performances observed International Literacy Day; a day hosted by UNESCO to draw …

Rachel PozivenecNepalese Theater Group Performs for Girls’ Education