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Post COVID-19 and SDG4: Window of Opportunity or of Opportunism?

This NORRAG Debates: Philanthropy in Education is contributed by Alexandra Draxler, Senior Advisor at NORRAG and Former Education Specialist at UNESCO. She discusses the potentially devastating effect of COVID-19 on SDG4, pointing out that it is up to civil society institutions to ensure that decision – makers make education a priority. This article was originally […]

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What works? The case of inclusive education

This blog was written by  Prof.Nidhi Singal, Faculty of Education and REAL Centre, University of Cambridge, and was originally published on the IIEP Learning Portal on 28 November 2019. The Sustainable Development Goals with their commitment to ensuring all young people will have access to good quality primary and lower secondary education by 2030 have […]

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Schoolchildren at  Sengezane Primary school are seen in class in this Monday , September,9 , 2016 photo  in  Matebeland South  Province.Several families in the area are struggling  and have resorted to one meal a day. According to the Zimbabwean government  more than four millon Zimbabweans  will need food aid assistance following the El Nino enduced drought that struck the Southern African Nation.The government, UN agencies including  UNICEF and other donors are appealing for millions of dollars in emergence support to  assist stricken families.UNICEF Zimbabwe says its funding gap remains above US $19 million(Copyright/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/UNICEF)

SDG4: Where is our sense of urgency?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Education and Youth at Unicef UK. In reading UNESCO’s new briefing Meeting Commitments: Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG4?, I was struck by one sentence in particular. As the briefing draws to a close, it notes that ‘the generation that should finish […]

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RTE and UNESCO publish right to education handbook

Adapted from a feature published on the Right to Education Initiative website on 24th January 2019. To mark the first ever International Day of Education on 24th January 2019, the Right to Education Initiative (RTE) in collaboration with UNESCO, published the Right to education handbook—the most comprehensive resource on the right to education to date—which […]

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