UNESCO: 250 million children now out of school

The number of children missing out on any schooling has increased by six million, bringing the total to 250 million, according to new figures released on Monday by the UN Education, Science, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/09/1140882
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UNESCO: 250 million children now out of school
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UNESCO: 250 million children now out of school

18 Sep 2023

The number of children missing out on any schooling has increased by six million, bringing the total to 250 million, according to new figures released on Monday by the UN Education, Science, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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‘Decisive steps’ needed to keep boys in school – UNESCO report

07 Apr 2022

Although girls have more difficulty accessing education and make up most out-of-school children at the primary level, challenges facing boys are increasing at later stages, according to a report published on Wednesday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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UNESCO calls for global ban on smartphones in schools

26 Jul 2023

A new UN report raised concerns on Wednesday about the excessive use of smartphones, calling for them to be banned in schools worldwide. According to the UN's education, science and culture agency UNESCO, the over-use of mobile phones impacts learning.