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14 Nov 2018 description
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The closure of Gaza's schools comes just days after UNRWA said all of its 711 schools there and in the West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq would stay open, despite a funding crisis.
17 Oct 2018 description
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Refugees in Chad are being trained as teachers to provide home learning to thousands of young children living in camps, they adapt the curriculum to their culture and context.
01 Oct 2018 description
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New contributions of $122 million have been pledged, helping to keep schools in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria open for a few more months.
26 Sep 2018 description
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A pilot programme run by Theirworld supported more than 4,000 students in Lebanon and led to improved attendance and grade averages.
26 Sep 2018 description
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A bold funding plan to get 200 million children into school took a giant leap forward when it was backed at the UN by world leaders, the business community and international donors.
10 Sep 2018 description
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As a new school year starts, children in eastern Ukraine are still suffering, having to brave mines and shells - four years after the outbreak of violence that has seen over 700 schools damaged.
17 Aug 2018 description
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A series of tremors damaged hundreds of schools, leaving thousands of children without crucial education and safe spaces in the wake of a traumatic experience.
04 Jul 2018 description
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Hundreds of refugee children in Serbia are being offered digital education so they can stay connected with their families as they make treacherous journeys across Europe.
02 May 2018 description
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Three million of the country's eight million students have been missing classes - due to lack of food, transport to get to school or basic facilities such as electricity and safe water.
25 Apr 2018 description
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Many children are back in school three years after an earthquake devastated killed almost 9000 people. But in some parts of the country, reconstruction has been slow with funding a major issue.
12 Apr 2018 description
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With fewer than one in 10 girls completing secondary school, the country's president has promised free and compulsory education for everyone up to the age of 16.
06 Mar 2018 description
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Many schools are deserted in abandoned towns and villages around the country. Nearly 19,000 children have been recruited by armed groups, the UN said, although several hundred were released last month.
10 Jan 2018 description
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The start of the school year in Zambia has been postponed by a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people and affected thousands. Children will be staying home until at least end-January.
29 Nov 2017 description
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Education and illiteracy are named as the biggest problems facing females, according to a new survey - but support for equal access to schooling has fallen slightly.
14 Sep 2017 description
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Almost 300,000 children in temporary education centres will be gradually transferred to official schools. Another 360,000 not currently in education will also start to move into classrooms.
16 Aug 2017 description
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As schools reopen, the situation remains dire due to a shortage of teachers and textbooks. Despite best efforts, some 1.75 million children still remain out of school in the war-torn nation.
21 Sep 2016 description
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The REACT (Rapid Education Action) Database, which already counts 30 companies, will match the private sector to where their help is most needed after a humanitarian emergency strikes.
03 Jun 2016 description
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Fear of aftershocks and lack of funds are preventing hundreds of thousands of children back into Ecuador's school - six weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
17 Mar 2016 description
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Despite the record number of children being affected by crises, less than 2% of all humanitarian aid in 2015 went to education. That has left an annual funding shortfall of $9 billion.