The U.S. Census Bureau, in partnership with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), has launched a data dashboard. ACCESS BROADBAND stands for Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act. The new data tool shows how changes in broadband infrastructure can affect local economies. The […]
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Global Gender Gap Report 2022 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org) Get information on the trends from 2020. The report records that it will take another 132 years to close the gap. The website also has infographics and information on economy trends worldwide. The full methodology is provided on the website.
Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The release of a new policy to tackle racial inequality in the UK.
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The VADS society provides free access to over 14,0000 images from UK art and design collections for use in teaching. Includes collections of suffrage banners, African and Asian art archives, fashion illustrations and more.
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 […]