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  1. Public-private partnerships in education

    Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly perceived as an innovative approach to achieving universal access to education, but they are not without controversy. Education experts from the public sector and academia weighed in on the role of PPPs in education during a discussion panel at a...
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  2. Gender-based violence and education

    The estimates are shocking: according to UNESCO , around 246 million girls and boys are subjected to some form of gender based violence (GBV) in and around schools every year – including sexual abuse and corporal punishment. While more research is needed to understand how these problems can be...
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  3. 6 Bricks - Using LEGO in Schools

    LEGO education agent Brent Hutcheson explains 6 Bricks – a plan to send six different coloured DUPLO bricks (twice as big as a standard LEGO brick) to classrooms around the world as an aid for teaching pre-numeracy and pre-literacy skills. More information on 6 Bricks is available here .
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  4. Education - A Key Driver for Development

    Reactions to the Kapuscinski Development Lecture by Julia Gillard, Chair of the Board of Directors, Global Partnership for Education. Brussels, 11 February 2015 "While great progress has been made, it is a sad fact that 15 years after the UN Millennium Development Goals for education were...
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  5. Libuše Soukupová, Education in Bangladesh

    Libuše Soukupová, head of human and social development in the EU delegation to Bangladesh, explains how employers in the slums are being encouraged to send young workers to school. She also describes Bangladesh... "This is a country of 170 million people in an area of Benelux so you can imagine the...
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