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25 April 2022
Nº 493

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.

Curriculum, learning, and assessment

Reports and publications

Cross-disciplinary, collaborative and student-led: Developing a change process for diversifying reading lists

UK. London Review of Education, 2022

Events and webinars

2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In: Sovereignty and Treaties

USA. Teaching for Change, 1 October

Inclusive, equitable, and quality education


G7 Call for International Cooperation to Protect Children’s Right to Education in Emergencies and Crises

International. Relief Web, 14 April

How to protect the hope for girls' education in Afghanistan

Afghanistan. Council on Foreign Relations, 13 April

Department of Education releases Equity Action Plan as part of Biden-Harris administration's efforts to advance racial equity and support underserved communities

USA. USDOE, 14 April

Leave no child behind: Global report on boys’ disengagement from education

International. UNESCO, 2022

Students with disabilities have a right to qualified teachers — but there's a shortage (Audio)

USA. NPR, 20 April

Impact of family background on children's education unchanged in a century, research reveals

UK. Science Daily, 20 April

Innovative Pedagogies Project: Encouraging inclusive, engaging, adaptative, and playful ways of teaching

Ghana, Kenya, and Rwanda. Education Commission, 29 March

Over 11,500 schools closed In Nigeria since 2020 over insecurity – UNICEF

Nigeria. Sahara Reporters, 14 April

UNHCR, WFP help refugee children stay in Iranian schools

Iran. Tehran Times, 15 April

Learners with disability to be assessed differently

Uganda. Monitor, 11 April

USAID announces $18 million contribution to Education Cannot Wait

International. India Education Diary, 18 April

Basic education: UBEC expresses concern over poor learning outcomes

Nigeria.  Vanguard, 13 April

Reports and publications

Persistent association between family socioeconomic status and primary school performance in Britain over 95 years

UK.  npj Science of Learning, 20 April

A path forward: Building a future for refugee students through post-secondary education

International. Jesuit Refugee Service, 2022

Safe and learning in the midst of fragility, conflict, and violence : A World Bank Group Approach Paper

International. World Bank, 12 April

Teachers’ guide to supporting marginalized caregivers of children with disabilities

International. UNICEF, 2022

Human Rights Campaign Foundation launches inaugural report LGBTQ+ School Inclusion Efforts

International. Human Rights Campaign, 12 April

The state of higher education 2022 report

USA. Gallup, 2022

Events and webinars

Towards a shared vision of inclusion in education: Fostering stakeholder dialogue on legislation and policy

International. UNESCO, 28 April

#DeepentheDebate on those still left behind – Global launch of GEM 2022 Gender Report

International. UNESCO, 2022

COVID-19 impact on education and learning


Learning loss from Covid in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Malawi

Malawi. World Bank Blogs, 19 April

Six ways Covid-19 will reshape education

Ireland. Irish Times, 19 April

Commonwealth education ministers to discuss post-COVID-19 recovery at Nairobi conference

Kenya. Relief Web, 14 April

How the education sector should respond to COVID-19, according to these leading experts

International. World Economic Forum, 14 April

Reports and publications

What happened to the K-12 education labor market during COVID? The acute need for better data systems

USA. Annenberg Institute, March 2022

COVID-19’s impact on learning losses and learning inequality in Colombia

Colombia. Brookings Institution, 21 April

Early childhood care and education (ECCE)


New data show nearly 1 in 3 child care workers are going hungry

USA. The 74, 23 April

Report finds preschoolers still struggling (Video)

South Africa. eNCA News, 19 April

Dealing with the stress of the classroom: Early childhood special education teachers and job burnout

USA. Nevada Today, 18 April

Future of education, learning, and work


Ideation, innovation, and collaboration: The future of HBCUs (Podcast)

USA. Diverse Education, 22 April

Events and webinars

Future of education summit (On-demand recording)

USA. The Hill, 17 March

Science of learning


How to improve literacy through the science of reading

USA. eSchool News, 20 April

Reports and publications

Neural activation during emotional interference corresponds to emotion dysregulation in stressed teachers

International. npj Science of Learning, 20 April

STEM education


Are women reaching parity with men in STEM?

USA. Econofact, 15 April

Reports and publications

Exploring the state of computer science education amid rapid policy expansion

USA. Brookings Institution, 11 April

Emerging technologies and education


Teachers aren't getting enough training on technology. It’s a global problem.

International. EdSurge, 15 April

Gender gap in IT sector to be reduced under this project in MP

South Asia. India Today, 23 April

UNESCO publications and events


UNESCO prize for girls' and womens' education - Call for nominations

International. UNESCO, 20 May

Events and webinars

AI and education: Guidance for policy-makers: Regional launch for Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and Caribbean. UNESCO, 26 April

Launch of the 2022-2025 Strategic Plan of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030

International. UNESCO, 28 April

UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

International. UNESCO, 18-20 May

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