The USC Shoah Foundation and UNESCO launched this page in December 2021. The webpage is designed as an interactive online tool to provide teachers and learners with resources and materials to learn about antisemitism and its consequence. It includes a section for teachers professional development with resources on Holocaust education. For learners there are witness-based […]
Ensuring Equal Access to Education in Future Crises: Findings of the New Remote Learning Readiness Index (UNICEF)The report introduces the Remote Learning Readiness Index to measure countries’ readiness to deliver remote learning in response to school closures or disruption of in-person learning. The index ranks countries’ performance according to a number of different categories. Access the […]
Education4Resilience – online platformSite created by UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO), in partnership with the Education Above All (EAA). It aims to provide free access to a searchable databases of resources, guidelines, and tools to help policy makers and teachers use education as a tool to build resilience including in post-conflict situations and during lockdowns. […]
Education recovery and resilience in England: Phase two report Education policy Institute Based on EPI analysis commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), the new report models the long-run impact of the pandemic on future earnings, finding that pupils are each likely lose at least £16,000 in earnings, rising to £46,000 in a worst-case scenario […]
International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) recently launched a new civil society initiative – the Explosive Weapons Monitor This monthly newsletter for NGOs and researchers aims to publish data on incidents of explosive weapon use, civilian casualties and the impact on access to aid, education and healthcare. Past issues are available via the website enabling historical tracking.
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
The Higher Education Policy Institute has been looking at the effect of the Covid pandemic on the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. Read about it in the blog post by Gwen Morris.
3rd December is the International day of people with disabilities. The official UN page has reports, strategies and resolutions. According to WHO, over a billion worldwide live with some kind of disability. In 2011 they published with the World Bank the first ever World Disability report.There are more recent country surveys and data available from […]
The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals, 2020 is based upon The World Bank’s World Development Indicators database, as well as from a wide variety of other relevant data sources from scientists and other researchers worldwide. It comprises great data visualizations around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, highlights trends for selected targets within each goal and introduces concepts about how some […]
This week saw the launch of RISE a new think tank, part funded by the University of Bolton which will conduct research into areas of education and social mobility policy focussing primarily in the North around the Bolton region. It will have particular value in looking at the extent of and how to correct regional imbalances in the […]