UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.

  • Project Out of School Children

    Project Out of School Children aims to take quality education to every child and create infrastructure and resources to start a literacy revolution in every corner of the country and ensure every child gets a fair chance at learning.


    UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.

  • Fresh Ed Podcast

    What role does higher education play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? Listen to this Fresh Ed Podcast to know.

  • 10 Minute teacher Podcast

    Now here’s a cool podcast aired 5 days a week that help people learn and teachers to improve in their skills and just for 10 minutes!

  • Activism, changemakers and hope for the future | Malala Yousafzai

    Education activist (and recent Oxford graduate) Malala Yousafzai reflects on the defining moments of her life, how she balances passion with personhood and where the world finds itself during the COVID-19 crisis. Listen to her Apple Podcast here.

  • Girls Education in the Developing World | Wanda Bedard | TEDxMontrealWomen

    Women are half the world’s population. How can a community or country succeed if only half of its citizens are educated? If we continue to fund education in the developing world in the same way we have been doing for the last 20 years, it will take another 100 years before all girls complete junior high. Here’s a must watch TEDx Talk.

  • TED Talk: Pearl Arredondo, my story from gangland daughter to star teacher

    Pearl Arredondo grew up in East Los Angeles, the daughter of a high-ranking gang member who was in and out of jail. Many teachers wrote her off as having a problem with authority. Now a teacher herself, she’s creating a different kind of school and telling students her story so that they know it’s okay if sometimes homework isn’t the first thing on their minds.

  • Promoting girls’ right to education in Sub Saharan Africa

    Sub Saharan Africa gender inequality in education remains the highest in the world. 28 million girls have no access to education. This video by UNESCO Dakar shows barriers to education that girls encounter in sub Saharan Africa followed by recommendations to promote girls’ right to learn.

  • The geography of education in Africa

    Education in Sub-Saharan Africa has come a long way. About 70% of children can expect to finish primary school, up from 45% in 1971. Progress though, has not been evenly spread. A new paper sheds light on why.

  • Kenya’s Unusual Solution to the School Problem: Cancel the Year and Start Over

    Some students were taking classes online, while others couldn’t. So the government scrapped the school year for all. But the move may just make educational inequality worse. Read this article by The News York Times’ Africa bureau to understand the plight faced by children in Kenya.

  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Education

    Here’s a paper which encapsulates a summary of evidence on the early impacts of lockdown.


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