Inside Story

Can the education gap be bridged worldwide?

UNESCO says poverty, discrimination and coronavirus keep millions of students out of school.

Coronavirus pandemic

How the coronavirus pandemic has changed parenting

The global spread of COVID-19 has changed every aspect of society, including education.

How the coronavirus pandemic has changed parenting

Islamophobia

Can Muslim college students heal divisions in the US?

Amid rising Islamophobia, Muslim students show greater tendencies towards interfaith goodwill, a recent survey suggests.

Can Muslim college students heal divisions in the US?

AJ Impact

Avoiding Australia: Economic pain if Chinese students stay away

Australia's universities become latest battleground in worsening row with China as Beijing warns students to stay home.

Avoiding Australia: Economic pain if Chinese students stay away

Opinion

When schools reopen, many children will be missing

Governments must make sure disadvantaged children do not drop out due to socioeconomic and legal barriers.

Zama Neff

by Zama Neff

Zama Neff

Europe

Project in Russia spreads passion for books amid lockdown

Some young children are getting around the lockdown restrictions thanks to a project aimed at spreading the love of reading books.

Education

India: Unable to access online classes, Dalit girl kills herself

Fourteen-year-old daughter of daily wage worker in Kerala found dead near her home on the first day of new school term.

India: Unable to access online classes, Dalit girl kills herself

Health

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections

Move affecting high schools comes after coronavirus cases are detected among teachers in Casamance, in Senegal's south.

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections

Inside Story

How can education be secured in times of war?

The United Nations is concerned about the more than 75 million young people living in 35 crisis-affected countries.

Europe

UK partly reopens primary schools despite coronavirus warnings

Some primary school pupils return to classrooms in England, unlike other parts of UK following 10 weeks of lockdown.

Education

'Love and dignity': Inside the UK's special needs schools

How schools are supporting the most vulnerable families - educationally, financially and emotionally.

'Love and dignity': Inside the UK's special needs schools

AJ Impact

S Africa teachers' union urges staff to defy return-to-work order

Union says schools do not have the protective gear to keep educators and pupils safe when the economy reopens on Monday.

S Africa teachers' union urges staff to defy return-to-work order

AJ IMPACT

US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students

Visa revocation proposal faces opposition from US universities and scientific organisations that host Chinese students.

US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students

Coronavirus pandemic

Children facing 'devastating' effect of coronavirus: Report

More than 50 percent of children surveyed across Africa, Asia unable to take part in any form of learning, study says.

Children facing 'devastating' effect of coronavirus: Report

Podcast

Kenya, coronavirus and the global education gap

Schools in Kenya have been closed to 17 million students since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kenya, coronavirus and the global education gap