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13 June 2022
Nº 496

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

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Education in times of crisis


Statement on access to learning for millions of children in Myanmar: Learning opportunities for children

Myanmar. Relief Web, 27 May

COVID left South African pupils far behind in maths and language skills

South Africa. Conversation, 5 June

COVID linked to dramatic increase in children’s risk of mental health problems

USA. Education Week, 9 June

Educating students with disabilities during COVID-19

USA. Regulatory Review, 11 June

Coronapod: ‘A generational loss’ — COVID’s devastating impact on education

International. Nature, 27 May

Brazil has a model for reversing the pandemic’s toll on schools

Brazil. Washington Post, 1 June

The power of community as a catalyst to tackle disrupted learning

Bangladesh. Brookings Institution, 9 June

Kids are far, far behind in school

USA. The Atlantic, 22 May

Pandemic learning: Less academic progress overall, student and teacher strain, and implications for the future

USA. GAO, 8 June

COVID-19 and education reform in Indonesia

Indonesia. DevPolicyBlog, 25 May

Global education in “worst crisis in a century” following pandemic

International. PIE News, 24 May

Reports and publications

A case study approach to exploring resilient pedagogy during times of crisis

International. Online Learning Journal, June 2022

Transforming education to protect children’s rights in emergencies and crises

International. World Vision, 30 May

Recover learning and rebuild education in the ASEAN Region Roundtable – Policy brief

Southeast Asia. ASEAN, 7 June

Education under attack 2022

International.  Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, 2022

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student voice


International. UNESCO, 2 June

Curriculum, learning, and assessment


What’s the future of higher education assessment?

International. Times Higher Education, 6 June

Reports and publications

Condition of Education 2022

USA. NCES, 31 May

Inclusive, equitable, and quality education


New third-level access support for autistic students and students with an intellectual disability announced by Minister Harris

Ireland. Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, 2 June

Drumming improves behaviour and brain function in autistic adolescents, scientists reveal

United Kingdom. EurekAlert, 10 June

UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati, Somalia and Zambia

International. UN, 9 June

Why do students with disability go to 'special schools' when research tells us they do better in the mainstream system?

Australia. Phys.Org, 9 June

Children with disabilities in Coast to benefit from inclusive education

Kenya. Kenya News Agency, 29 May

DepEd issues 'Child Find' policy for learners with disabilities

Philippines. Manila Bulletin, 29 May

Reports and publications

Global Annual Results Report 2021: Every child learns

International. UNICEF, June 2022

Events and webinars

Disability inclusion in World Bank operations

International. World Bank, 15 June

Early childhood care and education (ECCE)


Early childhood education: FG adopts UNICEF’s RANA model for schools

Nigeria. Sun, 10 June

Reports and publications

Domains of quality in early childhood education and care: A scoping review of the extent and consistency of the literature

International. Educational Review, 7 June

The successes and challenges of an early childhood education program in Punjab: A qualitative case study

India. VFAST Transactions on Education and Social Sciences, 2022

The sustainability of early childhood education in Chinese teachers’ perspective: Evidence from a national validation study

China. Sustainability, 23 May

An interface between NEP 2020 and early childhood care and education

India. Global Journal of Applied Engineering in Computer Science and Mathematics, April 2022

Education and training experiences of early childhood care and education practitioners in rural and urban settings of Durban, South Africa

South Africa. South African Journal of Childhood Education, 25 May

Adverse childhood experiences: Early childhood educators' awareness and support

Canada. Healthy Populations Journal, Spring 2022

Future of education, learning, and work


UNESCO to collaborate with Pakistani universities for digital transformation

Pakistan. Academia, 2022

Experiential learning and VR will reshape the future of education

International. World Economic Forum, 23 May

Ghana government says it will establish five STEM universities

Ghana. Ghana Business News, 5 June

A call to expand the International Right to Education

International. Human Rights Watch, 6 June

The UOC has developed a methodology for recognizing students' employability skills

International. EurekAlert, 23 May

Re-thinking the future of education in Nigeria

Nigeria. African Exponent, 31 May

Seen and unseen effects of COVID-19 school disruptions

International. Brookings Institution, 25 May

Global ‘Roadmap to 2030’ for higher education announced

International. University World News, 25 May

Reports and publications

Ready for the future? – The third Education Report for Luxembourg

Luxembourg. Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET), 2022

Education for sustainable development


How colleges and universities can help us achieve the sustainable development goals

India. India Today, 8 June

DepEd renews ICO-KPTEP program

Philippines. Manila Times, 2 June

NGOs urge “Cultural Coherence,” “Cultural Accountability” to achieve SDGs

International. IISD, 8 June

Public education, democracy, and the future of America

USA. Christian Science Monitor, 8 June

Events and webinars

Measuring indicators on education for sustainable development and global citizenship education (On-demand video)

International.  Center for Sustainable Futures, 25 May

IBE-UNESCO publications and events

Reports and publications

Using social capital to develop South African principals and schools

Michael H. Romanowski 
South Africa. Prospects, 7 June

Events and webinars

Seventh international conference on adult education

International. UNESCO, 15-17 June

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