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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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Global Schools’ Advocate Program – Apply Now

Are you between 18 and 30? Are you passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals? Apply by 1st June to become a Global Schools’ Advocate. Education. Empower. Inspire More information on criteria and how to apply can be found here: https://www.globalschoolsprogram.org/advocates The Global Schools Program The Global Schools Program is an initiative led by the UN […]

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The SDGs and the global education Agenda: Promises and Possibilities

25 April 17:00 – 18:30 BST IDS, University of Sussex and live stream via IDS Facebook page. Speaker Professor Yusuf Sayed, Professor of International Education and Development Policy (Education), University of Sussex Heralded with much fanfare and preceded by intensive policy contestation, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed in September 2015 promises a far-reaching development […]

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Opinion: The sharp decline in aid to early childhood education is leaving the youngest behind

This blog was written by Pauline Rose, professor of international education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, and director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, and Justin w. van Fleet, president at Theirworld and executive director at the Global Business Coalition for Education. It was originally published […]

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Measuring the Immeasurable: an exercise in futility?

This blog was written by David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser and ex-DFID Senior Adviser. Why are we trying to measure the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular, the education goal, SDG4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all? Sitting by the beach and pondering on Kenneth King’s […]

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