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Los niños rohingya de Karachi

Areeba es una rohingya que pertenece a una familia de emigrantes de Myanmar. Sus ancestros escaparon de su tierra natal cuando se la conocía como Birmania. Huyeron debido a las purgas recurrentes que sufrían al ser un grupo minoritario.

Nuevos modelos de alfabetización en el Día Internacional de la Alfabetización 2017: códigos renovados para el s. XXI

Rahima es madre de cinco hijos y vive en la provincia de Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, en Pakistán. Su hijo más joven tiene 2 años y el mayor tiene 16. Tanto su marido como su hijo mayor suelen viajar entre Malakand, en Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, y Karachi, en Sindh, en busca de trabajo.

A People’s Global Network on Learning is Born

While Kenya and Nairobi were at a standstill preparing for the US President Barack Obama’s Airforce I to land on July 24 for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, in another beautiful scenic setting, a global network on learning was born! The network will help hold countries accountable for ensuring their children are not just in school, but also learning. Committed to transparently conducting citizen-led household based assessments on learning, the network will increasingly enable communities to hold their leaders to account; it will support the call for lifelong learning for all – central to the new SDG on education.

Friday Note: Making the Movement for Accountability and Learning

In his three-minute TED Talk, Derek Sivers tells us that a movement is made not by charismatic leaders but rather by the first followers. It is the people who are alert to a new idea, who are inspired to leave their comfortable routine, and who adopt and adapt an innovation—these are the movement makers.

Working for quality education in Pakistan, an LMTF Learning Champion

The global community has failed dismally in meeting the challenge of providing all children with a quality education. This education failure is tragically apparent in Pakistan, the world’s sixth most populous country. This failure of learning is evident both in the results of public sector examinations and private sector citizen-led household-based assessments like ASER Pakistan.

VIDEO : Panel Discussion on Citizen-led, Household – based Learning Assessments

On January 14, 2015 in New Delhi, as part of the two-day National release of the 10th Annual Status of Education Report, panelists Baela Raza Jamil from ITA, ASER Pakistan, Fatou Sarr from Jangandoo, Senegal, John Mugo, Uwezo, Kenya, Felipe Hevia, Mia, Mexico, sat down to share their stories of steering ASER-type of assessments in their respective countries and where it has taken them.

Quiet Progress for Education in Pakistan

The issue of education in Pakistan rocketed to front page news after the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old girl who was targeted by Taliban assassins last October. Unfortunately, violence and attacks against education persist. At the end of March, Shahnaz Nazli, a 41-year-old teacher, was killed on her way to work at a girls’ school near the town of Jamrud in the Khyber tribal district.