News: Education
Human Rights /Education /Sexual diversity - Wed Apr 21 2010
Mexico rejects church criticism of sex education
Mexican educators and officials defended the country's public school sex education from criticism by a Roman Catholic bishop who said such teachings make celibacy vows more difficult for priests to keep.
Education - Thu Apr 08 2010
Global report on adult learning and education now available
The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) shows that, although many countries have implemented adult education policies, governments are not allocating enough funds for the sector to be able to deliver its full potential. The document will soon be available in Spanish.
Education - Thu Feb 18 2010
Education for all: reaching the marginalized
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn says the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report.
Education - Thu Dec 10 2009
“The answer is not standardized programs”
Which programs have actually worked out in the field of women’s education? This was the main question of a workshop entitled “Education, Gender and Poverty” organized by the Popular Education among Women Network (REPEM), an activity part of the parallel activities at CONFINTEA VI.
Education - Thu Dec 10 2009
“We can’t meet the MDGs without adult education”
Paul Bélanger, President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) spoke on the last day of CONFINTEA VI held in Belém. "The planet will not survive if it’s not a learning planet” he said and called to review the armament budgets in favor of investment in education.
Education - Fri Nov 27 2009
Belém prepares to host the International Civil Society Forum (FISC)
A strategy meeting of the organizing committee of the International Civil Society Forum (FISC) in which more than 50 volunteers took part, discussed the logistics of what will be a three-day event that brings together civil society representatives working with adult education.
Education - Tue Apr 21 2009
Global Action Week on education in motion
The Global Action Week (April 20 to 26th), organized by the Global Campaign for Education is now in motion. This year the focus is on Youth and Adult Education and "The Big Read" is the action planned on this occasion.
Education - Fri Mar 13 2009
International Civil Society Forum on adult education
The International Civil Society Forum (FISC, for its Portuguese acronym) is an international event on Youth and Adult Education, to be held in Belém, capital of the state of Pará, Brazil, between May 16th and 18th, 2009.
Education - Mon Feb 16 2009
Civil society debates the funds for education in Brazil
In a crowded room with an intense participation of the public, the National Campaign for the Right to Education launched the publication "Funding education within the government Lula".
Human Rights /Education - Tue Feb 10 2009
Education for All (EFA) - Global Monitoring Report 2009
Despite much progress since 2000, millions of children, youth and adults still lack access to good quality education and the benefits it brings.

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