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1 day ago
Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to limit teaching about homosexuality and transgender topics in schools. Hungarians will get the chance to vote on the issue, perhaps on the same day as next year's national election.
3 Nov
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. ⁣
3 Nov
The much-awaited Anambra gubernatorial election comes up this Saturday, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is assuring residents of its readiness to organise a hitch-free poll.⁣⁣⁣
10 Oct
Unlike most other countries, the Philippines has decided to keep schools closed for another year to contain COVID-19. Rights advocates warn millions of children without internet access are missing out on an education.
27 Sep
Even though the Taliban's reliance on foreign aid money could moderate their stance toward women, higher education for girls and women in the country still faces many challenges.
9 Sep
Okhiogbe Omonblanks Omonhinmin, a creative, festival curator, producer, and programmer with 15-years of experience in music and film production, shares his view on education, Africa, and how he earned a two-year fellowship at the University of Art, Berlin without having the first degree.
30 Jul
Speaking on Thursday during a panel session at the global education summit, in London, United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari says nobody can succeed outside their educational qualification, hence Nigerians are aware of the priority of education.
15 May
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
4 May
Earlier on, Students and parents of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation protested at National assembly for the release of other abducted students now.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Video Credit: @ladidilucie⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣
18 Apr
Unable to go to school due to the pandemic, Yoselin spends her days at her mother's work, playing with a cellphone or sleeping on the ground. Rafael looks bored following class behind a computer screen. And Carolina Castillon decided to take her children out of the system to homeschool them instead. This is the reality of education in Panama across social classes amid the pandemic, where children have not set foot in a classroom in 16 months, making the Central American country the one with the largest number of days without face-to-face education in the world, according to a UNICEF report.
26 Mar
Despite a severe shortage of foreign exchange (forex), overseas education continues to drain the country’s resources, as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, admitted $80 million weekly disbursements for personal travel allowances or payment of overseas school fees. The amount, which translates to $960 million yearly, is disbursed to banks to enable Nigerians to meet their forex responsibilities. This is after a recent report indicated that Nigerians spend £30 million (about N20 billion) yearly paying tuition in the United Kingdom alone while the country’s education system grapples with challenges of underfunding, poor remuneration, and obsolete teaching facilities.
4 Mar
UNICEF, the UN's Children's Fund, says schools for more than 168 million children have been shuttered entirely by the coronavirus pandemic, with countries in the Caribbean and Latin America among the worst affected.

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