Education

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The Education Team is thrilled to announce...
 
The First International Education Day - January 24, 2019
(from the UNESCO website)
As lead agency and coordinator of the Education 2030 Agenda, UNESCO called together a Global Education Meeting  in Brussels (December 3-5, 2018). A strong message recognizing the foundational and fundamental role of Education for peace and development was voiced. On December 3,

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We are pleased to welcome Lindsay Nygren as a new member of the Education Team. Lindsay has recently joined the AWC of Lyon. She is interested in her club’s connection with FAWCO and will be reporting on "Bridging the Gap" in upcoming articles.

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We Are All Sisters

By Anne-Marie B. Tracey, AWC London

Despite some of the more polarizing gender politics at play in conversation recently on both sides of the Atlantic, most of the native and residence countries of our readership will be located in Groups 1 or 2 on the Gender Development Index – quantifying our privilege of having had quite similar...

“...a bridge from misery to hope.” - adapted from a quote by Kofi Annan

A basic education is an essential human right and should be a global, national, and local priority. On September 25, 2015, the countries of the UN adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for...

By Karen Boeker, AWC Denmark

Education is one of the most effective ways to break the cycle of discrimination and poverty that children with disabilities often face. But access to school for children with disabilities is often limited by a lack of understanding about their needs, a lack of trained teachers, classroom...

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