International Youth Day is celebrated on 12 August every year to raise awareness about issues affecting young people and to celebrate their achievements. To commemorate the day, UNICEF podcast moderator Alex Goldmark spoke with three young activists about their understanding of peace and how education can help them build peaceful and democratic communities. To listen to the full podcast, please visit: http://www.educationandtransition.org/resources/podcast-80-on-international-youth...


Podcast #79: Two young activists on driving change

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What motivates young activists – and what empowers them to drive for change? This episode of 'Beyond School Books' features two young people who are working to build bridges between different communities. UNICEF podcast moderator Alex Goldmark spoke with two young activists who are working to build bridges between different communities. Mia Tsang is in Grade 8 at Rhinebeck High School in New York state. In collaboration with the Sunshine Comes First Foundation, Mia and her sc...


New UNICEF podcast: Africa's young innovators at the center of sustainable development

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With technological innovation increasingly playing a central role in social and economic development, young people are positioning themselves as key actors in creating tools and strategies for achieving equitable, sustainable development. In this episode of the ‘Beyond School Books’ podcast series, UNICEF’s Alex Goldmark speaks with three young African innovators: Wayetu Moore of One Moore Book, Catherine Kipsang of politk.com and Timothy Kaboya of ELE Rwanda. The three rec...


Sri Lanka Seeks Solutions for the Last Vulnerable Children to Complete their Education

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Sri Lanka has made tremendous progress in getting children into school. Due to a policy to universalize primary education over seventy years ago, 98 per cent of children enrolled in grade one now reach grade five, the final grade of primary school. To read the country study on out-of-school children in Sri Lanka, please visit: http://www.educationandtransition.org/resources/sri-lanka-seeks-solutions-for-the-last-vulnerable-children-to-complete-their-education/ © UNICEF...


Podcast #77: Putting learning at the centre of education

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Recent data show that progress towards universal primary education has slowed, with the poorest and most marginalized children affected most. According to the most recent estimates, about 250 million children of primary school age cannot read, write or count well, whether or not they have been to school. Why are some education systems failing to transform the lives of children and equip them with the right skills for the future? In this latest instalment of the 'Beyond School...


The right of indigenous people to education that is appropriate to their cultural methods of teaching and learning has been recognized and protected since the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. Almost seven years later, to what degree is this right realized? In this 'Beyond School Books' episode, podcast moderator Rachel Bonham Carter talked to Grand Chief Edward John, North American Representative to the United Nations Perman...


UNICEF podcast: Amina Mohammed says gender equality and girls’ education critical in post-2015 goals

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Gender equality and education will be critical in planning the development agenda that succeeds the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning Amina Mohammed. With the international community assessing the gains made by the MDGs and forging a path for the future after the 2015 deadline, Ms. Mohammed has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to help create an inclusive and sustainable deve...


How can innovation improve access to quality learning?

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Last week, the Government of Denmark and UNICEF hosted the interactive discussion ‘Breaking barriers: Innovative partnerships creating exponential change in access to quality learning’. Moderated by journalist Femi Oke, the lively discussion brought together government representatives, leaders from the private sector, civil society and others to explore how innovations can surmount barriers for children in fulfilling their right to access to a quality education and, more importantly, quality...


School failure affects more than 3.5 million children and adolescents in Central America

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School failure affects more than 3.5 million children and adolescents Central America. Finishing School in Central America: the pending challenges, a report launched by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Central American Educational and Cultural Coordination of Central American Integration System (CECC / SICA) is based on official statistics of the educational systems of Belize and the Dominican Republic. Great progress has been made in enrollment: almost all children and adol...


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