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27 December 2022
Nº 508

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.

Education for sustainable development


How India is keeping sustainable development goals for children on track

India. India Times, 25 December

UNESCO calls for benchmarks for digital access and green education

International. Government Technology, 21 December

How schools in Panama embraced education for sustainable development

Panama. UNESCO, 14 December

The important role of human capital in tackling the SDGs

International. University World News, 10 December

Bridging the gap between research and policy on SDGs

Asia. University World News, 10 December

Erasmus+ future is “green and inclusive”

Europe. PIE News, 16 December

Driving a global movement to transform education: Key moments of 2022

International. UNESCO, 12 December

Reports and publications

House of Commons International Development Committee: Extreme poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals

United Kingdom. International Development Committee, 13 December

Events and webinars

How does education impact sustainable development? (On-demand recording)

International. CGTN, 16 December

Inclusive, equitable, and quality education


$10.9m boost for schools in Aboriginal communities

Australia. NSW Government, 8 December

Inclusive education: Leaving no one behind

Tanzania. The Citizen, 13 December

How higher education is helping undocumented learners

USA. Tech Advocate, 21 December

Diversity and Ability conference report: What inclusion looks like

United Kingdom. Learning Disability Today, 12 December

Segregating disabled children from their peers doesn’t help them, advocates say

USA. Truthout, 12 December

UNESCO launches training on a systems thinking tool to promote inclusive education

International. UNESCO, 6 December

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

Reports and publications

Able-mindedness and citizenship in education policy discourses on digital skills

Finland. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 2022

How many children need special education after pandemic?

USA. VOA, 20 December

Inclusion matters: Inclusive interventions for children with disabilities – An evidence and gap map from low- and middle-income countries

International. UNICEF, 2022

Imagining and reimagining the future of special and inclusive education

International. Education Sciences, 9 December

Events and webinars

New year, new strategies: Helping students with ADHD plan, persist, and achieve their goals

USA. ADDitude, 24 January

Early childhood care and education (ECCE)


The early childhood sector could become education’s most notable example of 'learning loss'

USA. EdSurge, 19 December

World Bank boosts El Salvador’s early childhood programs

El Salvador. Mirage News, 22 December

Education minister stresses need to invest in early childhood development

Jordan. Jordan Times, 13 December

Reports and publications

Young children’s mealtimes and eating practices in early childhood education and care: A scoping review of 30 years of research from 1990 to 2020

International. Educational Research Review, 16 December

Professional development targeting classroom management and behavioral support skills in early childhood settings: A systematic review

International. School Mental Health, 22 December

Intergenerational learning as a pedagogical strategy in early childhood education services: Perspectives from an Irish study

Ireland. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 12 December

‘Staying afloat’: A mixed methods study of the financial and psychological well-being of early childhood educators

USA. Early Childhood Education Journal, 3 December

Tackling gender inequality from the early years: Strategies for building a gender-transformative pre-primary education system

International. UNICEF, November 2022

Early childhood teachers’ work environment, perceived personal stress, and professional commitment in South Korea

South Korea. Child & Youth Care Forum, 9 December

Overlooked but essential: Language access in early childhood programs

USA. Migration Policy Institute, October 2022

Curriculum, learning, and assessment


‘Language ladders’ show promise for introducing multilingual instruction in classrooms

Pakistan. Brookings Institution, 22 December

Both sides of the aisle: Education policy agenda in the 118th Congress (Podcast)

USA. HK Law, 14 December

Ontario updating curriculum for computer, technological education

Canada. CP24, 12 December

Aboriginal languages revitalised in NSW schools

Australia. NSW Government, 15 November

UGC releases guidelines for innovative teaching and evaluation reforms

India. News18, 25 December

Study provides rare control group review of standards-based grading craze

USA. Washington Post, 18 December

Reports and publications

The OECD’s influence on national higher education policies: Internationalisation in Israel and South Korea

Israel, South Korea. Comparative Education, 2022

Analysing the education policies and sector strategic plans of Somaliland

Somalia. Cogent Education, 2022

Best of UNICEF research 2022

International. UNICEF, December 2022

Education in times of crisis


Education Cannot Wait extends multi-year resilience programme in Central African Republic with US$40 million catalytic grant, total ECW funding tops US$67 million

Central African Republic. Education Cannot Wait, 22 December

Funds needed as conflict, climate change and forced displacement drives 3.6 million children out of school

Ethiopia. Mirage, 14 December

Education for girls, under-served learners most affected post-disasters

Pakistan. Dawn, 18 December

More than 11,000 teachers to address learning gap

Philippines. Philippine Star, 26 December

Reports and publications

Addressing the climate, environment, and biodiversity crises in and through girls’ education

International. Gov.UK, 8 December

On call: Using mobile technologies to measure learning in emergencies

International. UNICEF, 2022

Future of education, learning, and work


UNESCO highlighting importance of Indigenous languages in 10-year plan

International. Eye on the Arctic, 23 December

Call for nominations: ICT in education prize 

International. UNRIC, 23 January

The forces that are shaping the future of higher education

USA. Inside Higher Ed, 23 December

Science education in Sri Lanka: Past and the future

Sri Lanka. The Tri-Annual Publication of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, October 2022

Here’s how the Middle East’s $4bn edtech sector could transform learning

Arab States. Gulf Business, 20 December

Digital resources to open up access to education

China. China Daily, 12 December

Higher ed IT leaders discuss 2023 tech trends (Podcast)

USA. EdTech Magazine, 22 December

Reports and publications

Systematic literature review on opportunities, challenges, and future research recommendations of artificial intelligence in education

International. Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence, 23 December

Going digital: How learning and employment records shape access to quality education and jobs

International. Brookings Institution, 19 December

UNESCO IBE publications and events

Reports and publications

Emerging inequality in Kenyan secondary schools: Dilemmas of educational expansion and quality improvement

Miku Ogawa
Kenya. Prospects, 14 December

A case study of support for girls’ access to primary school in Ghana

Willem van de Waal, Maxwell Agyei Ashon & John P. Comings
Ghana. Prospects, 13 December

Reaching SDG 4: Our shared responsibility and renewed commitment to action

Yao Ydo
International. Prospects, 12 December

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