Tag Archives: UNESCO

Chronic Shortage Of Teachers To Persist Beyond 2030

Today is the UNESCO “World Teacher’s Day“ a day devoted to appreciating, assessing, and improving the educators of the world. I am glad to share with you this infographics that UNESCO created to highlight the critical need we have for teachers. Strangely … Continue reading

International Literacy Day

Last Sunday was the UNESCO “International Literacy Day“. This year’s was dedicated to “literacies for the 21st century” to highlight the need to realize “basic literacy skills for all” as well as equip everyone with more advanced literacy skills as part … Continue reading

Teachers: A Global Shortage

As we focus on teachers throughout the month of May, did you know that the supply of teachers throughout the world is falling, while the demand for teachers is growing? According to the latest UIS data, the world needs to … Continue reading

“We need to be careful not to take the ‘human’ aspect out of education. While our students need to be technologically advanced as they compete for future jobs, they also need to have communication skills and a solid work ethic.” – Katie Pemberton, USA

“People must acknowledge that education is a human right, and that right does not stop in the event of a violent conflict or natural hazard.” – USA

A Voice for Books and for Teens: “Education is a way for people to expand their worlds and learn how to succeed” – USA

Celebrating International Mother Language Day (February 21) – USA

International Mother Language Day was created in 1999 when the United Nations General Assembly called on members to “promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world.”  When languages fade, the UN says, “so does the … Continue reading