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Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a Student

In Action Alert, Youth by Shreyan Acharya

Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a StudentApril 30, 2021 | | Youth | Shreyan AcharyaPhoto: Youth leaders in India, Credit: UNICEF/UN0276725/Das When I started my Master’s in development studies at the University of Sussex’s Institute for Development Studies (IDS), I concentrated on relating different development concepts to education. For me, education is truly a foundation for human …

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Networked Impact takes the Global Education crisis. What does that mean?

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, News by Sahar Khan

Networked Impact takes the Global Education crisis. What does that mean?April 29, 2021 | | News | Sahar Khan, 260by26  The global education crisis has been going on for decades. Hundreds of millions of children are out of school all over the world. Lack of access to resources or living in conflict areas are two of the overarching reasons. Many …

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Tracking Children’s Lost Potential

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Literacy, News by Malcolm Chen and Natasha Somji

Tracking Children’s Lost PotentialApril 27, 2021 | | News | Malcolm Chen and Natasha Somji  Think back to when you were 10. Imagine if you had not been able to read and understand a simple story at that age. Where do you think you would be today? Age 10 is the age at which children should be switching from learning …

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Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?

In Action Alert, Education In Emergencies, Global Education Financing by Nate Radomski

Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?April 23, 2021 | | News | Nate Radomski, Magis Americas  In early 2020, as education systems around the world began to close as a result of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that our individual and collective responses, as with all emergencies, would occur in two phases: response and …

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, Youth by Valentina Pomatto

Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive EducationApril 22, 2021 | | News | Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)Accessible Reading – Alt Text: Children with disabilities face obstacles in accessing and learning in schools. Obstacles exist both within and outside the education system.  Within the education system, obstacles include: inaccessible infrastructures, non-adapted materials, non-adapted curricula, lack of teachers’ preparation, and segregation of …

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To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social Infrastructure

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Meghan Hussey

To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social InfrastructureApril 29, 2021 | | News | Meghan Hussey, Special Olympics InternationalIMAGE: Children at a school in Morocco participate in a program with Special Olympics, as part of the “Play Unified, Learn Unified” project, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. School closures during COVID-19 have impacted the learning and …

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Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 Response

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Stephanie Peña

Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 ResponseApril 8, 2021 | | News | Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Fellow  The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the education of over one billion people, including many of our most marginalized being impacted the most; this includes–but is not limited to: girls, children with disabilities, and children in conflict settings. …