Fathers’ involvement in their children’s education is consistently shown to result in better educational outcomes for young people, as well as leading to more positive attitudes, greater enjoyment, better behavior and – critically – a reduced risk of exclusion (Women doing more home schooling during lockdown than men).
Rosas, a UN Young Leader, is the founder of El Origen, a foundation that provides at-risk youth with a second chance at education. O-lab, the app developed by El Origen, is adapted for indigenous students, who have some of the world’s lowest education attainment levels.
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.