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Education

New York, Dec 6(Just Earth News): 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.

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Don't just blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO

New York, Oct 24(Just Earth News): 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 ...

More than half of children and youth worldwide 'not learning' – UNESCO

New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning cri ...

At high-level forum, UN stresses importance of education in building ‘culture of peace’

New York, Sept 8(Just Earth News): Education can promote ideals of non-violence, equality and mutual respect, United Nations officials said on Thursday at a high-level event on how to achiev ...

Planning to Apply for MAT 2017? Check Reasons to Choose MAT

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level exam conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA), Delhi. It is conducted to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) across the cou ...

Jihad: Turkey ditches Darwin's Theory of Evolution for a more 'jingoistic' lesson

Ankara, Jul 21 (JEN): The idea that impressionable minds might find Darwin's Theory of Evolution a bit tough to handle has prompted Turkey to swap it for a more jingoistic lesson on 'Jihad'. ...

Check Your CMAT Eligibility Now

The CMAT Eligibility must be met independent of what category a candidate belongs to or what post-graduate program/college they have opted for. The criteria are same irrespective of category ...

UNICEF appoints 19-year-old education activist and Syrian refugee as Goodwill Ambassador

New York, June 19(Just Earth News): In a historic first, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating for girls' education ...

UNESCO launches first-ever policy guide on Holocaust education and genocide prevention

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): The United Nations educational and cultural agency has launched a first-ever policy guide for education on the Holocaust and, more broadly, genocide and ma ...