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To cultivate art and mind is also to cultivate peace, UNESCO chief says on World Poetry Day

New York: Not merely limited to beautiful and poignant words and phrases, poetry holds the extraordinary power to open new horizons, bridge differences and illuminate a path to peace and ...

Partnership key to ensuring all children can access education – senior UN officials

New York, Feb 3 (JEN): Stressing the importance of quality education for the future of young people and children, senior United Nations officials, including the head of its education agen ...

Young students getting better at reading, finds international study

New York, Dec 6(Just Earth News): Reading literacy levels are on the rise across the globe, giving young students a set of strong skills to serve them in their futures as well as contribu ...

Don't just blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO

New York, Oct 24(Just Earth News): Blaming just the teacher or the school for systemic educational problems can have serious negative side effects, warns a new report from the United Nations ...

More than half of children and youth worldwide 'not learning' – UNESCO

New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning cri ...

At high-level forum, UN stresses importance of education in building ‘culture of peace’

New York, Sept 8(Just Earth News): Education can promote ideals of non-violence, equality and mutual respect, United Nations officials said on Thursday at a high-level event on how to achiev ...

Planning to Apply for MAT 2017? Check Reasons to Choose MAT

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national level exam conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA), Delhi. It is conducted to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) across the cou ...

Jihad: Turkey ditches Darwin's Theory of Evolution for a more 'jingoistic' lesson

Ankara, Jul 21 (JEN): The idea that impressionable minds might find Darwin's Theory of Evolution a bit tough to handle has prompted Turkey to swap it for a more jingoistic lesson on 'Jihad'. ...