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28 February 2022
Nº 491

Latest news, research, and reports, on key markers of the Education 2030 Agenda, with a special focus on curriculum and related matters.

Published bi-weekly.

Inclusive, equitable, and quality education


85% of teachers in the Global South provided extra care for girls in education

Global South. Open Access Government, 7 February

We must commit to inclusive education for people with disabilities

International. UNESCO GEM Report, 16 February

Inclusive education key to inclusive employment for disabled persons

Turks and Caicos. TC Weekly News, 25 February

Inclusive, equitable & quality education every child’s right: VP

India. Mangalorean, 26 February

We can help students with intellectual disabilities shatter glass ceilings

International. Times Higher Ed, 16 February

Adult ADHD and higher education: Improving the student experience

International. Times Higher Ed, 31 January

Reports and publications

Education, children on the move and inclusion in education

International. UNICEF, February 2022

A landscape review of ICT for disability-inclusive education

International. World Bank, 15 January

Events and webinars

Every learner matters: Sharing experiences from the World Bank’s programs on disability-inclusive education (On-demand recording)

International. Inclusive Education Initiative, 17 February

Curriculum, learning, and assessment


Cracking the formula: How should Australia be teaching maths under the national curriculum?

Australia. Guardian, 12 February

Minister demands maths, history revisions in new curriculum

Australia. Sydney Morning Herald, 21 February

COVID-19 impact on education and learning


Education Dept releases how-to on using COVID-19 relief for technical education

USA. The Hill, 25 February

Impact of COVID-19 on education: Millions of children left behind

Kazakhstan. Kazinform, 24 February

COVID-19 has locked children out of their education with girls at highest risk

International. World Economic Forum, 17 Feburary

Survey: Covid-19 ‘significant’ impact on wellbeing

International. PIE News, 14 February

More than 1 in 3 children who started school in the pandemic need ‘intensive’ reading help

USA. Education Week, 16 February

Addressing the long-term consequences of unfinished learning

International. Institute for the Future of Education, 15 February

Early childhood care and education (ECCE)


Study shows impact of school closures on preschool children during COVID-19

Uruguay. Phys Org, 23 February

Future of education, learning, and work

4 trends that will shape the future of higher education

International. World Economic Forum, 7 February

Re-thinking the future of education in Nigeria

Nigeria. Business Day, 14 February

Hybrid learning: The way forward

India. The Hindu, 12 February

Science of learning


Scientists discover new mechanism involved in learning and memory

International. Rockefeller University, 8 February

UNESCO-IBE publications and events

UNESCO Prospects

Applying the street-level bureaucracy framework for education policy discernment to curriculum and exam policies in India

Matthew A. Witenstein & Joanna Abdallah
India. UNESCO, 16 February

Development challenges in challenging contexts: A 3-stage curriculum framework design approach for Education in Emergencies

Martin Johnson, Sinéad Fitzsimons, & Victoria Coleman
International. UNESCO, 16 February

What kind of textbooks do we use in special schools?

Gordana Nikolić, Marija Cvijetić, Vesna Minić & Borka Vukajlović
International. UNESCO, 16 February

Events and webinars

Learning to Build Back Better Futures of Education: Webinar No. 2 with a Latin America focus

Latin America and Caribbean. UNESCO, 4 March

News articles

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