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Article India could emerge as skill capital: Vice-President Ansari
Skill development is a stupendous challenge, but at the same time offers great opportunity too, said M Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India.
Article India needs to redefine education strategy: President
"The education sector is today confronted by problems relating to both quantity and quality,” said Pranab Mukherjee, the Indian President.
Article UNESCO launches forum for free education in Pakistan
The objective behind launching the forum is to sensitise and persuade parliamentarians and decision makers in the country's Balochistan province to follow the spirit of the Right to Education Act, a national law that came into being last year.
Article ICTs in education: South Asia has a long way to go
Intel and UNESCO come together for a South Asia Ministerial Forum that discusses ICTs in education and has invited perspectives from all South Asian countries.
Article High dropout rate in schools a matter of concern: Indian PM
The Right to Education needs to be fully utilised so that the country can reap the benefits of its demographic dividend, said the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh.
Article End of poverty possible in our generation: report
We seem to be finally gaining on absolute poverty, the report by an NGO asserts, even as we near the 2015 deadline of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Article Change education pattern for sustainable development: UNESCO chief
Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, talks to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, at the launch of the UNESCO Chair at TERI University in New Delhi. Bokova explains how the gap between the knowledge and decision making is a big bottleneck in the path towards sustainable development globally.
Article For many girls, ICT is a boring career: study
In its endeavour to encourage girls to embrace technology, International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has launched the Tech Needs Girls Prize.
Article Access to secondary education still a challenge for girls: UN
Access to secondary education still remains a challenge for girls, especially in parts of Africa and Asia, according to a recent gender atlas by UNESCO. The atlas highlights the differences in education between girls and boys in terms of access, participation and progression.
Article "Create a situation for modern education while retaining values"
Educationist <b>Vinod Raina</b> envisages a modern education system for girls ripe with values which can easily penetrate the religious South Asian societies. Speaking with OneWorld, he notes that strong laws and a social transformation will realise the dream of education for all in South Asia.
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