263 million #children and #youth are out of #school from #primary to upper #secondary

Some 263 million children and youth are out of school, according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). This is equivalent to about a quarter of the population of Europe. The total includes 61 million children of primary school age (6-11 years), 60 million of lower secondary school age (12-14 years), and the first […]

The Generation Forum

Introduction Unlike the olden days where students flock to the library to study and gain information, now it is just right at their fingertips. Based on ‘The Future of Education’ survey by Millennial Branding and Internships.com, the study revealed that 50% of students don’t need a physical classroom and 39% of them view the future […]

Facon Education Fair (FEF)

      Facon Education Fair (FEF) is back with a blast and will be going on a roadshow throughout Malaysia, from 12th to 20th December 2015.   Where will we be? Peninsula Malaysia: Malacca, Alor Setar, Penang, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur & Johor Bahru; East Malaysia: Miri, Kuching, Sibu, Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu and Tawau. For […]

Out-of-school numbers rise as aid to education falls short of 2010 levels

  A new study shows that the number of children and adolescents who are out of school is on the rise, and grew to 124 million in 2013.  Released by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR), it shows that international aid to education remains below […]

Cambodia at a Crossroads: New Laws Would Limit Freedoms

 Translations can be found here: French, Spanish and Portuguese Michael Switow  Global Call to Action Against Poverty Email: [email protected] / Web: www.whiteband.org . . Abstract: I recently returned from an international solidarity mission to Cambodia, where so many of the issues that progressive rights-based civil society origanisations campaign on slap you right in the face: Land grabs: […]

Ecovillage – As A Sustainable Living Model for The New Era

Michiyo Furuhashi is a Japanese educator for sustainable living. She is a board member of Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) International, and a president of Oceania & Asia (GENOA) region. Since 2007, she has lived in the Konohana Family, a spiritual eco-community in Japan. E-mail: [email protected] GEN: http://gen.ecovillage.org/ GENOA: http://genoa.ecovillage.org/ Konohana Family: http://www.konohana-family.org/for-non-japanese-speakers/ . The fifth […]

Interview with “Mama” Hawa Aden Mohamed, 2012 Nansen Refugee Award

Resource: 2012 UNHCR/F.Juez Javier Collado Ruano: Dear readers, it is a big pleasure present Ms. “Mama” Hawa Aden Mohamed: a Somali humanitarian, educator and women´s rights advocate which won the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award. Ms. “Mama” Hawa is a big activist which solidarity showed us many valuable lessons in peacebuilding activism. السلام عليكم(Salaam Aleikum) Ms. “Mama” Hawa, thank you very much for accepting our invitation in […]

EduInvest World Asia 2013

EduInvest World Asia 2013 is specially tailored for private education institutions, policy makers and investors looking to leverage from Asia’s private education market unparalleled potential for growth and opportunities. Enabling them to take advantage of market potential, determine revenue streams, identify new strategies, and form new partnerships for the development and evolution of private education projects […]

Water Resource

  Georges Radjou Consultant chez International Conference Consulting On hazard Management email: [email protected] . Water scarcity: Asia is the contient most at risk because it is where all humanity resides. Already over a billion people lack of clean water (1.2 billion people with no drinking water)- In the future expect 2/3 of the planet to be without water (4-5 […]

From Swords to Ploughshares: Study Abroad as a means of post-conflict Peacebuilding

   Mark Flanigan  Program Director at Japan ICU Foundation  [email protected] – I am quite honored to write for Global Education Magazine and to share the reflections of my work as Program Director at Japan ICU Foundation, for this special edition the International School Day of Non-Violence and Peace. As a Rotary Peace Fellow alumnus, I […]

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