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14 November 2022
Nº 505

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.

Early childhood care and education (ECCE)


Providing early childhood education for refugees in Uganda

Uganda. UNESCO, 9 November

Why early childhood care and education matters

International. UNESCO, 10 November

New research reveals path to equity in early childhood development

United Kingdom. FE News, 31 October

Teachers and parents unite for right to early education in Croatia

Croatia. Peoples Dispatch, 1 November

Reports and publications

Core elements in a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) for conduct problems in schools and early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Finland - Literature review and case example

Finland. Psychiatria Fennica, 2022

Pōwhiri: A framing to strengthen bicultural belonging for refugee children and families in early childhood education.

New Zealand. He Kupu, October 2022

Parents’ involvement in early childhood education curriculum development: A case of Kaskazini ‘A’ District in Zanzibar

Zanzibar. East African Journal of Education and Social Sciences, October 2022

Patterns of stress and wellbeing among families enrolled in Early Head Start/Head Start during COVID-19

USA. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 9 November

Parents’ attitudes towards digital technology use in early childhood

Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and 
Social Sciences, 11 October

Events and webinars

World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education

International. UNESCO, 15-16 November

Inclusive, equitable, and quality education


UNESCO doubles down on its commitment to inclusive education in a multilingual world

International. UNESCO, 8 November

Here are 4 ways to improve the success and well-being of students of colour

International. World Economic Forum, 11 November

Is dyslexia genetic? Study identifies 42 genes tied to the learning disorder

International. ADDitude, 9 November

Are students using intensive tutoring? What national data show

USA. Education Week, 31 October

Resourcing key for children with disabilities to succeed in public schools, but barriers remain

Australia. ABC, 12 November

Strategies for accommodating students with disabilities in higher education

USA. Faculty Focus, 7 November

Call for proposals for NGOs to provide tutoring for students, Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian girls and boys in the upper secondary level of education (Deadline: 20 November)

Europe. Council of Europe, 1 November

Update and publish the Title VI School Discipline Guidance

USA. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, 7 November

Separate classes for kids in Japan with disabilities 'discrimination,' say parents, lawyers

Japan. Mainichi, 1 November

Reports and publications

Joint Education Needs Assessment: Assessing the education needs of children, including girls and children with disability, in Sharya Camp, Duhok, Iraq

Iraq. Mercy Hands, Save the Children, 10 November

C4IE position statement on the dual system of regular and special schools

Australia. Queensland Collective for Inclusive Eduation, October 2022

Connecting rights and inequality in education: openings for change

Australia. The Australian Educational Researcher, 2022

Events and webinars

Strategies for addressing the comprehensive needs of students and families through community schools and wraparound supports (Video on-demand)

USA. National Governors Association, 3 November

Curriculum, learning, and assessment


UIL and partners lay the ground for a new lifelong learning policy in Mongolia

Mongolia. UNESCO, 31 October

Education stakeholders recommend for CBC reforms

Kenya. Kenya News, 6 November

Digital tools for real-time data collection in education

International. Brookings Institution, November 2022

Reports and publications

Impact of policy implementation on education quality: A case study on Philippines’ low ranking in international and local assessment programs

Philippines. Asian Journal on Perspectives in Education, 2022

Data must speak: Unpacking factors influencing school performance in Nepal

Nepal. UNICEF, 2022

Education in times of crisis


Education Cannot Wait director calls on donors to expand support for successful programme bringing girls and boys back to learning in post-conflict areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo. All Africa, 1 November

ECOWAS launches support program for education in emergencies Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 2nd to 4th November, 2022

Africa. ECOWAS, 9 November

Due to Covid-19, dropout rates in primary schools have doubled: Assam Education Minister

India. Indian Express, 10 November

Experts assess the pandemic's toll on mental health and classroom performance

USA. Medical Xpress, 10 November

PLDT group, UNICEF deploy School-in-a-Bag in Southern Leyte, elevating inclusive education

Philippines. Business Mirror, 2 November

Reports and publications

Fiscal federalism and K–12 education funding: Policy lessons from two educational crises

USA. Educational Researcher, 2022

2022 mathematics and reading report cards at Grades 4 and 8

USA. NAEP, 2022

Future of education, learning, and work


To make STEM inclusive, students need to feel they belong

International. The 74, 1 November

How to fix segregation by college major and in the workforce

USA. Higher Ed Dive, 31 October

These 3 trends are shaping the future of ed tech

International. Higher Ed Dive, 1 November

Events and webinars

Genes and the environment: How biology and exposures contribute to ADHD in children

International. ADDitude, 30 November

Making schools work: How the science of learning can help students thrive (On-demand video)

International. Brookings Institution, 10 November

New digital therapeutics for ADHD in children

International. ADDitude, 8 December

Education for sustainable development


A youth-led advocacy initiative for global citizenship

International. Columbia, 1 November

Climate action is a key HE mandate and in need of funding

International. University World News, 5 November

Critical thinking: More important than grades – IAU told

International. University World News, 4 November

Reports and publications

MIND THE GAP: Child and adolescent mental health and psychosocial support interventions – An evidence and gap map of low and middle-income countries 

International. UNICEF, 2022

What does SEA-PLM 2019 tell us about child well-being and learning in six Southeast Asian countries?

SE Asia. UNICEF, August 2022

UNESCO IBE publications and events

Why is school leadership key to transforming education? Structural and cultural assumptions for quality education in diverse contexts

Monica Mincu
International. Prospects, 31 October

Reports and publications

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