Why Africans have so much to tell the world about education
As UNESCO celebrates its 75th birthday, why Africans have much to tell the world about education – by Hon. Gbovadeh Gbilia Africa is often presented as a continent with the greatest of education challenges. Look at any of the statistics and it is obvious why that is the case. School attendance rates, literacy rates, teacher […]
A global education crisis : How can governments overcome learning losses in 2022?
A global education crisis : How can governments overcome learning losses in 2022? For two whole years, the Covid-19 health crisis has disrupted education systems worldwide and forced school closures which have impacted hundreds of millions of children. All of them have suffered learning loss. Some, though, have suffered more than others. In developed countries, […]
International Women’s Day 2022 – A chance to challenge gender norms and recover learning losses in girls’ education.
This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is more important than ever for promoting female participation in education, following two years of school closures across the globe. Girls’ education has suffered disproportionately. The COVID pandemic not only caused catastrophic learning losses from being out of school, but many girls have never returned to the classroom. This […]