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Un mineur étranger non accompagné suit des cours dispensés par un volontaire dans un parc à Toulouse, en France, en octobre 2017.

Le conflit tue l’éducation : l’expérience rwandaise montre comment le temps perdu peut être rattrapé

Les gouvernements et les organismes devraient se préparer à saisir les opportunités de seconde chance dans l’éducation formelle pour éviter les retards créés par des situations d’urgence très longues
Muslim students report being teased and harassed when schools focus on 9/11. Jasmin Merdan

Lessons about 9/11 often provoke harassment of Muslim students

Comments made during class discussions about 9/11 often put Muslim students on edge, according to a researcher who interviewed 55 Muslim students in and around the nation’s capital.
Corn yields can suffer in high heat. AP Photo/Seth Perlman

4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

Much of the US has been experiencing heat waves in recent weeks. An economist explains how the often record-high temperatures can affect the economy.
Civil rights activist Bob Moses founded The Algebra Project to help Black students develop strong math skills. Princeton Public Library/Flickr

Bob Moses played critical role in civil rights organizing and math literacy for Black students

The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
Ghanaian students attend a class in a madrasa or Muslim school. Mohamed Hossam/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Young Muslim women in Ghana feel stereotyped and judged: why it matters

Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
Pupils wear face masks in their classroom while a teacher writes on the board at a school in Kinshasa on August 10, 2020. Photo by Arsene Mpiana/AFP via Getty Images

Why payroll fraud in the DRC’s education sector will be hard to fix

Public statements against payroll fraud seem to materialise at strategic moments.
A protester holds up a sign about white privilege at a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in London. Carol Moir/Alamy

Learning about white privilege isn’t harmful to white working class children – viewpoint

After a report from the education select committee suggested the term does more harm than good, it’s worth unpacking what it actually means

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