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Launch of 16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence
Launch of 16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence
Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All.”

The Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence, (SRGBV), a coalition of 40 agencies working to end SRGBV, are therefore pleased to join the 16 Days campaign and to raise awareness on SRGBV and the urgency with which we must address it.

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The 'boys are better at math' mindset creates gender gap in sciences
We know how important it is to get more girls interested in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math -- to not only provide them with innovative and well-paying career opportunities in a highly competitive world, but to also bring diversity to those fields. While women took home 57% of bachelor's degrees in all fields in 2013, women earned just 43% of the degrees in math and just 19% and 18% of the degrees in engineering and computer science respectively, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project.
One big reason why more women aren't lining up to enter STEM fields and become engineers and scientists is math, said Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford.  Read More >
Gender Equality: a core component of multilingual education
Gender Equality: a core component of multilingual education
On the occasion of the 5th International Conference on Language and Education: Sustainable Development through Multilingual Education (19-21 October 2016, Bangkok), the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) UNGEI network facilitated a special session to explore the complex intersectionality of gender, early childhood education, and multilingual education (MLE). The session explored the role of gender roles, construction of gender norms and societal beliefs about gender, in Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE).  Read More >
Numeracy webinar: MobyMax - An online primary school curriculum
Numeracy webinar: MobyMax - An online primary school curriculum

This webinar will explain how MobyMax's program has been adapted and utilized by students in a low-resourced school and an after-school tutoring program for vulnerable youth in Botswana. MobyMax is an online primary school curriculum which covers all lessons, assessments and practice work for Kindergarten to 8th grade students. Click here to start or join the online meeting.

 

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UK urged to continue funding global education initiatives
UK urged to continue funding global education initiatives
The UK has been urged to continue to tackle the crises in global education through international forums and institutions like the G7 and the World Bank, an approach the country’s current aid chief has hinted could be reconsidered.  Read More >

 

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