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UNESCO: Education needs to fundamentally change if we are to reach our global development goals

The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet. There is an urgent need for ...

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In its effort to support child education, the World Bank has announced the donation of $12 million to Jigawa State for improvement of girl-child education in the state for the period of four years. The representative of World Bank, Dr Tunde Adepola, announced the donation during the formal launch of the bank’s supported global partnership for education (GPE) held yesterday ...

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The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invitesinterested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2016/2017 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award is for : i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose ...

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CSACEFA: Charting a way forward for the education sector with SDGs in Nigeria

Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA), has brought together civil society organisations, consultants and other stakeholders  in the education sector across the country in a one-day consultative meeting on the state of education in Nigeria and to deliberate on the importance of education among the goals of  the recently launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations in ...

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Civil Society Groups, NGOs Celebrate Day of #AfricanChild in #Abuja

Dotun Roy Since 1990, African Union (AU) formerly Organisation of African Union (OAU) had set aside June 16 of every year to celebrate the African Child. The decision was taken in the commemoration of innocent children who lost their lives in Soweto in the heat of Apartheid struggle in South Africa back in 1976. It is in line with this that Connected Development ...

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