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How to improve health and learning in school-age children
In Focus: School Health Some of the most common childhood health conditions have consequences for education and ultimately a person’s ability to contribute meaningfully to society. Schools are a cost-effective platform for providing simple, safe, and effective health interventions for girls and boys from age 5 through their early 20s.


Mauritania: Better teachers for better learning
Mauritania: Better teachers for better learning
Mariam Mohamed Vall put her dream of becoming a teacher on hold to take care of her family. Now she is not only realizing that dream but getting the training she needs to help turn the tide on poor learning outcomes in Mauritania

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A child poses for the camera in Sao Tome. Credit: Helena Van Eykeren
Education sector plan development grant for Sao Tome and Principe. March 2018
The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved US$250,000 for Sao Tome and Principe to revise the 2012-2022 education sector plan and develop an action plan.

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Julia Gillard, Board Chair, Global Partnership for Education, explains why investing in education makes economic sense. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
Julia Gillard: It will take "trillions of dollars" to fix the world's education problem

Speaking at a panel on human capital organized by the World Bank, GPE Board Chair Julia Gillard said that providing children with an environment and an opportunity to learn comes with a massive price tag, as we are looking at changing education systems.


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