International community pledges $2.7 billion to support international education fund
The pop star is the first Global Ambassador of Global Partnership for Education (GPE), an initiative that supports 65 developing countries to ensure basic education for every child. Rihanna thanked Macron and Senegal's president Macky Sall for co ...
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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 08:41


'We've resources to finance education' – Akufo-Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Africa has the resources and capacity to finance access to quality education of its citizens, and also promote the interests of the continent. According to President Akufo-Addo, “We cannot depend on other ...

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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 07:51

The global education imperative – Building bridges
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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 09:21

Switzerland pledges extra funds for education in developing world
Switzerland has announced it is stepping up its contribution to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), an international fund dedicated to improving education in developing countries. Speaking to the Swiss News Agency, ATS, on the sidelines of a ...

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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:34

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Education Industry Transformation Map launched by SkillsFuture Singapore
OpenGov Asia
The Education (TAE) ITM has three key thrusts – 1) Innovation, 2) Jobs and Skills, and 3) Productivity. It recommends that TAE providers should reposition themselves by providing training that is tightly integrated with business solutions to support ...

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 05:07


Trump's One Line About Education; A New Study On Sexual Assault On Campus
Nor did Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expand on that much in a follow-up press release: "America must do better to prepare our students for success in the 21st century economy," it said. "I join the President in calling on Congress to act in the best ...
Trump's Vision for Vocational Education Gets a Tepid Reception ...New York Times

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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 06:00


Action Must Follow Bold Rhetoric on Girls' Education Funding ...
More than $2 billion pledged by governments to fund education in low income countries is a welcome start. Now donors' commitments to focus on girls' education must quickly be turned into action. Government leaders announced the pledges at the Global ...
Education financing, during emergencies, quality top discussions at ...Devex

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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 13:29

Australian education fair
The Hindu
Similar educational fair will be held at Ludhiana, Kolkata, Gurugram, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Pune, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Vijayawada and Chennai, among a list of other places. According to regional director of IDP Education (South Asia) Piyush ...

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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 13:13

Education strategies
Fiji Times
THE Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) is planning to introduce a number of strategies to help the education sector this year. FHEC director Linda Aumua said this included a plan for the first higher education strategy in the country. Ms Aumua ...

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 16:56


Rihanna & France Are Working To Get Education Funded Around The World
Rihanna became the first ever global ambassador for Global Partnership for Education in September 2016. She first connected with President Macron on Twitter last summer. They discussed the state of global education and agreed to work together to ...
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Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 15:25