A recent Unesco report documents a global increase in boys’ disengagement from education and calls on governments to confront the problem.
The Egyptian scientist Tarek Kapiel talks about a recent effort to promote science among young students by involving them in a cancer research conference.
With the economy in crisis and teachers on strike, many of Lebanon’s schools remain closed. Some worry that a generation of children will miss out on education.
The course, developed by the nonprofit Education Development Center, focuses on the soft skills students need to succeed in the workplace. It is being offered at 10 Lebanese universities.
The Abdel Rahim Scientific Kindergarten provides educational and cultural services to deprived children in Deshna, south of Cairo. It won a national incentive award last fall.
Researchers warn that a language gap and psychosocial needs put Syrian refugee children in Turkey at risk of missing out on education.
Originally introduced as an emergency measure to help students in conflict zones, the practice lowers academic standards, critics say.
On the U.N.’s International Day of Education, leaders called for more public spending to meet the educational challenges of a changing world.
A study explores the gap between Syrian refugee students’ educational dreams and their reality, and gets students’ views on how teachers can help.
Students hit by Covid-19 school closures face $17 trillion loss in lifetime earnings, says a new report from the World Bank, Unesco and Unicef.