Category: SDGs

Learning about SDGs in Delhi schools through student magazines

As India embraces “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (the world is one family), awareness about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has become important for students at the school level. A bi-annual e-magazine pilot project was initiated in 30 government-run schools in Delhi with the purpose of empowering students with knowledge and skills…

Lessons learned from a North-South research partnership in Rwanda

The last two decades have seen an increase in Global South and Global North research partnerships. This has been motivated in part by the Sustainable Development Goals, which identify “Partnerships for the goals” as one of the most effective means through which to achieve their aims. Within the context of…

We can all be leaders of change in transforming education

With the Transforming Education Summit coming up in New York, urgency for action is high. We were far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4—to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all—even before the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out 20 years of education gains.

Making all schools into academies in the UK is wrong

England’s school system has undergone a radical transformation since 2010 with thousands of schools transferred into the control of private organisations called academy trusts. These are hybrid organisations – not-for-profit private trusts subject to company law which receive state funding but operate via a contract with central government, rather than…