MDG2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
May 03, 2013 09:00 AM
The government has decided to provide stipend to 1,33,726 female students at the bachelor's level soon to promote female education in the country.
[Bangaldesh] [Education] [South Asia] [Bangladesh]
Apr 26, 2013 10:00 AM
The funds for the quality drive will be disbursed based on six indicators which will be jointly evaluated by the government and the ADB.
[ADB] [Education For All] [Sri Lanka] [Education]
Apr 11, 2013 04:15 PM
Delhi Daredevils’s tie up with Save the Children and Muthoot Group seeks to raise funds for fulfilling the dreams of the lesser privileged children in India.
[Delhi Daredevils] [Education For All] [India] [Education] [Children]
Mar 24, 2013 10:00 AM
The World Bank has approved a package of assistance worth $400 million to support the Second Sindh Education Sector Reform Program (SERP II). The program will support the Sindh government’s efforts to increase school participation and measure student achievement by improving sector governance and accountability and strengthening administrative systems.
[Sindh] [World Bank] [Education] [Pakistan]
Feb 26, 2013 04:35 PM
At a conference today organised by the CII, Shashi Tharoor talked about the need for the private sector to step up and play a bigger role in the education sector in India.
[Education For All] [Education] [NGOs] [India] [Corporates] [CSR]
Feb 22, 2013 06:40 PM
WIN (Women’s International Networking), an independent global leadership organisation, is all set to launch an initiative –WIN Girls – in collaboration with Indian NGOs Stree Shakti and Centre for Equity and Inclusion (CEQUIN) to enable higher education for girls from the less privileged sections of the society.
[India] [Education] [WIN] [South Asia]
Feb 19, 2013 09:00 AM
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.
[Education For All] [Pakistan] [Education] [Education Policy] [South Asia]
Feb 12, 2013 04:30 PM
At a ministerial session at the South Asia Ministerial Forum, all ministers from South Asian countries agreed that it takes effective policies to effectively bring ICTs into play in education.
[Education] [South Asia] [ICTs] [Intel] [Education for All] [Responsible Business] [UNESCO]
Feb 11, 2013 06:23 PM
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.
[Education] [Education Policy] [ICTs] [Intel] [CSR] [UNESCO]
Feb 08, 2013 04:15 PM
Drishti partners with Shiksha Sankalp Foundation to help students from poor backgrounds get access to quality education. They aim to do this by intervening and bettering the education system through thorough evaluation and tests.
[Drishti] [Shiksha Sankalp Foundation] [Education] [CSR]
Feb 06, 2013 02:36 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.
[Children] [Manmohan Singh] [Education Policy] [Indian Prime Minister] [Education For All]
Feb 05, 2013 02:51 PM
Thousands of Children gather at Parliament Street in New Delhi to submit a ‘Children’s Manifesto’ to Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator to India, who will take it to World Leaders assembling at New York for U.N General Assembly in September 2013.
[Children] [Rights] [Education] [Health]
Jan 15, 2013 03:25 PM
An international humanitarian organisation MAG (Mines Advisory Group) removed hundreds of landmines in the war-torn region of Puthukudiyiruppu in northern Sri Lanka that has helped hundreds of children get back to school.
[Landmines] [South Asia] [Conflict] [Sri Lanka] [Education]
Jan 11, 2013 11:30 AM
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).
[Clean energy] [Child Rights] [Education] [Health and Nutrition] [Education Policy] [Education For All] [Health MDGs] [Health] [Girl education] [Millennium Development Goals]
Jan 10, 2013 12:30 PM
Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old schoolgirl who was shot in the head by Taliban for promoting girls’ education, has got top French award Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom.
[South Asia] [Malala Yousafzai] [Pakistani] [Education]
Jan 09, 2013 05:40 PM
The government has taken over the administration of primary schools run privately or by other organisations outside the sphere of the government. This is the second such instance in the history of the country.
[Governance] [Bangladesh] [Education] [South Asia]
Jan 03, 2013 04:30 PM
Transformation of agriculture must be top priority of public policies, including science and technology, says the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh.
[South Asia] [Science] [Indian Prime Minister] [Manmohan Singh] [Sustainable technology]
Jan 03, 2013 03:00 PM
Pakistan has announced that Ziauddin Yousafzai would become its education attache at the consulate in Birmingham, central England, reports say.
[Girl abuse] [Ziauddin Yousafzai UK] [Malala Yousafzai] [South Asia] [UN] [Pakistan]