Education

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Save the Children’s new report opens windows into early learning and development

The first five years of a child’s life is a time of great promise and rapid change, when the developing brain is most open to the influence of relationships and experiences. However, millions of children across the world are at risk of not reaching their full potential because they do not get the care and early simulation they need.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Children in desperate quest for education after conflict lays waste to schools in north east Nigeria

Children as old as 15 are flooding into pre-school facilities in a desperate effort to learn after more than seven years of conflict compounded the world’s worst education crisis in north-east Nigeria, says Save the Children.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

The power of education

Speech given by Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Education World Forum on 23 January 2017.

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Wednesday 14 December 2016

Thousands of children face early marriage and child labour as education crisis takes hold among Afghan children repatriated from Pakistan

New data from Save the Children reveals an alarming education crisis in Afghanistan, as 3,000 Afghans are repatriated daily from Pakistan, following a tightening in regulations by Pakistani authorities.

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Thursday 6 October 2016

Global coalition releases new guidance on how schools can protect education

Schools should be supported in protecting education from deliberate targeting so that children, and the societies they live in, are better able to reach their full potential, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, in a new report released today. As education activist and Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, once stated, "One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution."

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