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Never too old to learn. Never too young to teach.

Never too old to learn. Never too young to teach.
22 July 2014 0

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UNICEF Country Representative, Micaela Marques de Sousa and learners explore the benefits of computers in the classroom.
Learners Celebrate Education for All week with Technology in Education Mariental, Namibia, 16 July 2014 – Under the African sun, in between the winter winds, the 1,200 children of Sonop Primary School in in Hardap Region, Southern Namibia, situated roughly 300 kilometres from Windhoek, the capital city, are eagerly awaiting the festivities to celebrate their rural school joining the technological…


Adolescent theatre builds peace in Sierra Leone

Adolescent theatre builds peace in Sierra Leone
25 June 2014 0
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The play's message focuses on violence in the home and in school and how it contributes to a larger problem.
Of the world’s 58 million out-of-school children, more than half live in countries scarred by war and violence. Yet education is perhaps the single most transformative institution for children. It can lift children out of poverty, keep them safe from violence and help them become global citizens for peace. On 25 and 26 June, the Global Partnership for Education is…


Scholarships Give Girls in Somalia a Chance to Go to School

Scholarships Give Girls in Somalia a Chance to Go to School
16 June 2014 0
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The Day of the African Child is celebrated every year on 16 June. The theme for 2014 is ‘a child friendly, quality, free and compulsory education for all children in Africa’. In commemoration of the Day, UNICEF and UNESCO Institute of Statistics will launch two regional reports developed as part of the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children. The reports provide…


In Nigeria, bringing the message of education for all

In Nigeria, bringing the message of education for all
16 June 2014 0
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Nailaiu responds to question from her teacher at Gyezmo primary school.
The Day of the African Child is celebrated every year on 16 June. The theme for 2014 is ‘a child friendly, quality, free and compulsory education for all children in Africa’. In Nigeria, more than 10.5 million children are out of school, according to the most recent data, most of them in the north of the country, and many of…


Techno Girl: translating talent into jobs for young women

Techno Girl: translating talent into jobs for young women
05 June 2014 0
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Techno Girl Khanyisile Mokele, 20, speaks at a South Africa-hosted side event on the Future Young Women Want at the 2014 Commission on the Status of Women
NEW YORK, 15 May 2014 – Across the world, women and girls are often underrepresented in technical fields, such as telecommunications and mechanical engineering. In South Africa, Techno Girl, a public-private partnership supported by UNICEF, has been working to change that – pairing talent with opportunity for those most in need.…


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