When an Afghan refugee boy was one of the top matriculation exam scorers in Mardan, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, last month, Asma Rahimi said she was happy for him, but that the feeling was bittersweet.
Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report on Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination for educational inequalities that are being exacerbated by the coronavirus outbreak.
Education appears to protect older adults, especially women, against memory loss, according to a study by investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center, published in the journal Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.
More than two years after the defeat of Daesh in Iraq, some children in areas formerly controlled by the terrorist group still cannot access school or get the necessary documentation required for enrollment, a UN report finds.
Low educational levels predict an increased risk of developing or dying from heart disease and stroke according to the first nationwide study of the link between education and risk of cardiovascular disease.
Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift restrictions on schooling in refugee camps.
Teacher training followed by classroom education with information, activities, and emotional support improves lifestyles in teachers and students, according to research to be presented at European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study suggests that knowledge alone is insufficient to change behavior.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday proposed a 2,528.8 trillion rupiah ($177.56 billion) budget to parliament for 2020, focusing spending on human resources, which was central in his re-election campaign.