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December

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6-7 December 2017: EU & North American Stakeholder Meeting

During 2017, ERF and its partners namely the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) , The Nigerian Academy of Science , the...

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December

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8 December 2017: Global Stakeholder Forum

Following the four meetings on African, Asian, European & North American and Latin American meetings, a high-level forum will be hosted by ERF and...

 Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève
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News

A policy paper with recommendations from ERF's meeting with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) was presented for endorsement at the 49th SEAMEO Council Meeting held in Jakarta on 24-26 July. The meeting was attended by the eleven SEAMEO Member Countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR., Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam.

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05.09.2017

Join the High-level Forum on Balanced and Inclusive Education <http://www.globethics.net/-/join-the-high-level-forum-on-balanced-and-inclusive-education>

We are happy to announce the upcoming global event organized with our partner Globethics.net on December 8, 2018 at UN Palais des Nations, Geneva (Switzerland). ... Read More » http://www.globethics.net/-/join-the-high-level-forum-on-balanced-and-inclusive-education

 

05.09.2017

Call for Volunteers: Logistics, Communications and Reporters <http://www.globethics.net/-/call-for-volunteers-logistics-communications-and-reporters>

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In the Press

By Joel Adriano | 14 July 2017 [BANGKOK] Experts on education, meeting this month (5—6 July) in the Thai capital, acknowledged the urgent need to provide students with a curriculum that is balanced, inclusive and compatible with 21st century ideas. Read full article here.

Call for balanced, inclusive global education

By Ochieng' Ogodo | 14 August 2017 [LAGOS] The African higher education research agenda has principally focused on academic and scientific objectives not tailored to the continent's development needs, a meeting has heard.Read full article here

Making education relevant to African development

By Ochieng' Ogodo | 4 September 2017 [LAGOS] African science academies largely provide evidence-based scientific advice for policymaking but also need to influence educational systems to produce scientifically -and entrepreneurship-oriented graduates, a conference has heard.Read full article here.

Science academies should influence education in Africa

By Chukwuma Muanya | 27 July 2017 Determined to meet the Sustainable Development Goal Four (SDG4) of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), the Education Relief Foundation (ERF) and the International Council of Science (ICSU) have proffered solutions.Read full article here. 

Science academies, ERF advance SDG4

By Oyeyemi Gbenga-Mustapha | 10 August 2017 Africa can overcome challenges mounted against achieving the Education for All goal. This was the summary of a two-day regional stakeholders' consultative meeting on balanced and inclusive education held in Lagos.Read full article here.

Scientists, NGO discuss regional educational development

Ochieng' O Benny06 October 2017 Issue No:206. African universities and entire education systems need to embrace 'balanced and inclusive education' to produce forward-looking graduates capable of tackling the continent’s socio-economic challenges and of adapting to changing global trends. This was the view of experts gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, from 25-26 July for a regional conference on 'balanced and inclusive education', intended to gather ideas on how to achieve inclusivity and develop policies to ensure its uptake. Read full article here.

The future of higher education is 'balanced and inclusive'