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Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL)

From 14th to 18th November, 20 participants from 12 countries convened at Pratham’s PACE Centre in Aurangabad, India for a week-long workshop that focused on Pratham’s ‘Teaching at the Right Level’ (TaRL) model.

Commissioner Baela Raza Jamil: “A call to action I cannot refuse”

Serving as a Commissioner on the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity is a privilege. In the short time since the Commission launched in 2015, we have created the Learning Generation vision – an achievable plan to ensure that all children are in school and learning within a generation.

There are more and more children in school. But are they learning?

On the morning of Wednesday, 1st November, in the district of Rapale, Nampula Province, the results of the pilot study on children’s learning in Mozambique was launched.

Halfway through 2017: Is the glass half full? Highlights from the PAL Network 5th Steering Committee meeting

The fifth Steering Committee meeting of the People’s Action for Learning Network (PAL Network) was held in Nairobi Kenya, on 24th and 25th August 2017.

PAL Network contributions to SDG 4 monitoring

PAL Network organised a consultative meeting with experts  familiar with citizen-led assessments and engaged in forums and advisory groups developing indicators designed to measure countries’ progress towards the SDG4.

My Teachers, The Special Heroes!

I remember I was about six years, I had mixed excitement and fears. My mother took me to Mvuleni pre-school where I met Mr. Jela, the only teacher in the school.

Shaping the next generation: Supporting Teachers to succeed

As the world celebrates the 20th anniversary of the World Teachers’ Day, I cannot help but recall vividly the moments I spent in the classroom, right from pre-school to college.

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was Burma. They ran for their lives during the vicious recurrent cycles of purges against them as a minority group.

Education takes center stage during Global Goals Week

One year after the Learning Generation report launch, Commission leadership met in New York to review how recommendations have become action and discuss how to best accelerate progress across the four transformations called for in the report.

Literacy, key to inclusive and digital societies

Every September 8, on International Literacy day, my thoughts go to the illiterate women in Kenya. A day that reminds me of the significant proportion of women who are illiterate.