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In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

  • [New] The best way to minimise disruption to children's education is to keep the number of Covid cases in school as low as possible. Newscabal
  • [New] The recent Team Europe pledge of EUR 1.7 billion to the Global Partnership on Education will translate into increased funding for primary and secondary education, as well as Technical and Vocational Education and Training. eeas Europa
  • [New] Mere weeks into the new school year, thousands of Alberta post-secondary students will either carry on with going to class in person, return to online learning, or not attend school at all for the remainder of the week. Global News
  • [New] The number of new cases at destinations has a direct impact on safety concerns, but Chinese travellers are learning to balance risk and desires. Hotel News Resource
  • [New] H2M will feature many of the top leaders in aerospace, government, innovation, policy, STEM education, entertainment, and many other disciplines from around the world. Eventbrite
  • [New] Amazon will offer to pay 100% of college tuition for its 750,000 U.S. hourly employees, enhancing its education benefits to attract workers in a tight job market. Business Insurance
  • [New] From the first years of schooling, children will develop specific and transversal competences that allow their development, individually, and collectively, as citizens of a world that demands constant learning from and about others and the world. Frontiers
  • [New] Amazon Web Services (AWS) will add 21 higher education institutions across India offering cloud computing curriculum as part of their undergraduate and post-graduate programs starting in the 2021-22 academic year. Dataquest
  • [New] As education online gradually follows the footsteps of the USA and grows in popularity with full and part-time UK students, others are seeking to establish an open content higher education service that might eventually result in a high quality University of Europe. Big Certs
  • [New] Fear of losing hard-earned higher education gains Even after massive international support over the last two decades, higher education in Afghanistan still needs foreign assistance. University World News
  • [New] A non-inclusive government by the Taliban, having no women's representation, will likely lead to disapproval by donors and partners who worked for the improvement of higher education in Afghanistan in the past 20 years. University World News
  • [New] Although the European Union, the UK and some other countries have pledged humanitarian and emergency response aid after the Taliban take-over, it is unclear whether the world will continue supporting higher education under Taliban rule. University World News
  • [New] Integration of vocational education into all institutions - schools, colleges and universities will provide access to vocational education to at least 50% of all learners by 2025, to realize the full potential of India's demographic dividend. teriin
  • [New] If not managed, the world of learning and development / sales enablement will be negatively impacted - successful hybrid interactions are critical to success! Learning Pool
  • [New] Amazon plans to expand the education and skills training benefits it offers to its U.S. employees with a total investment of $1.2 billion by 2025. US About Amazon
  • [New] The Department of Health and Human Services will require vaccinations in Head Start Programs, as well as schools run by the Department of Defense and Bureau of Indian Education, affecting about 300,000 employees. Modern Healthcare
  • [New] As Nigeria accelerates the priority of education, the U.S. government will continue to support the government and people of Nigeria in their efforts to create equitable, safe, and quality learning opportunities for future generations. U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria
  • [New] Ongoing disruption to children's education due to the impact of Covid-19 continues to be a global and national concern - with the hope being that in 2021 will finally mark a return to full, in-school education for the first time in three academic years. TES
  • [New] For more than a year, education in Afghanistan and elsewhere has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic so it may take time for clarity to emerge over the Taliban's declarations that education for girls will continue. Education Cannot Wait
  • [New] The Iowa Department of Education will receive $1.1 million over three years to help create a state process for incorporating postsecondary courses in prison settings.
  • [New] If Chinese assistance is to be aligned more closely with African needs, it will need to be recalibrated to ensure that China learns from African countries as much as they learn from its experience. Accord
  • AI and machine-learning models could help improve outbreak response and facilitate the adoption of surveillance technologies in more parts of the world. Healthcare Global
  • Quality learning opportunities must be deployed by governments, cross-sector industry leaders, and local communities alike to encourage learning experiences that adapt to today's world, drive income generation, prevent worsening inequality, and provide a prosperous future for all. MIT SOLVE

Last updated: 19 September 2021