Going digital: Brunei’s drive toward equitable education

Inequality remains a common scene in Brunei, whether economically or socially. The country sees prevalent poverty, educational disparity, and gender inequality. For example, women in Brunei these days still have less access to education than men. Nevertheless, it could be said that Brunei is moving on the right track to improve the issue of gender […]

How Taiwan invest in children with “ECEC”

Education is the best resource to develop human capital, but to do it properly, one needs to look closely at different contexts of each place. The Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) has been receiving great attention from several countries. It is an approach to child development which focuses on the human’s earliest age of […]

The prevailing inequality in India’s education

The population of India in 2020 was 1.39 billion people. In one of the most populous countries in the world, up to 50% of its teenagers could not graduate from high school, according to the Rapid Survey on Children conducted by the Ministry of Woman and Child Development in 2013-2014. Furthermore, over 20 million Indian […]

Going to class hungry: The South African students’ food crisis

Since South African students began the movement “Fees Must Fall” in 2015 demanding the university fee reduced and the education budget increased, the government has presented a range of relief measures, although being accused of doing so halfheartedly. But there is still one problem rampant among the university student community that hasn’t been addressed properly […]

To achieve lifelong learning, Estonia ensures equal access to all

In 2012, Estonia achieved one of the highest PISA results among the European countries, and its scores ranked 11th, 11th and 6th of the world for literacy, math and science. Since the end of the Cold War, this small Baltic country went through a huge economic and education reform. From the declaration of dependence in […]

Prasarn Trairatvorakul: Equitable education must build on security in life

During the International Conference on Equitable Education: All for Education, held on July 10-11, 2020, Prasarn Trairatvorakul, chairman of the Equitable Education Fund (EEF), delivered a speech underlining the organisation’s commitment to advocate for educational equality for all Thai children, and set for achieving sustainable development goal it has promised. The following is the summary […]

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