Research & Capacity Building

Questionnaire reopening schools and COVID-19

Questionnaire reopening schools and COVID-19

With the reopening of schools in countries where they have been closed, we are now entering a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. These nationwide and localized closures of schools are impacting over 90% of the world’s student population (around 1.3 billion children and young people). Reopening..

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A framework to guide an education response to the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020

A framework to guide an education response to the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020

OECD recently published a report which aims at supporting education decision making to develop and implement effective education responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. In most countries around the world school-based education will be disrupted for several months due to the social isolation measures as..

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The school environment does matter for educational success and health!

The school environment does matter for educational success and health!

The school environment plays an important role in the educational success, well-being and health of students. The quality of life at school (the physical and/or social environment) represents one of the key determinants of successful education. Adequate access to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools..

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Education and Environmental Health

Education and Environmental Health

Improving the health of all and reducing inequalities requires a renewed focus on the actual physical environment of schools. Two studies, conducted in North America, highlight the link between pollution in the school environment and educational success (reading and mathematics assessments, behavioural..

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ASCD launches Whole Child Network

ASCD launches Whole Child Network

On Friday November 8th, ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)   launched the ASCD Whole Child Network: http://www.ascd.org/programs/The-Whole-Child/Whole-Child-Network.aspx, a free-to-join global network of schools that are focused on the same goal: transforming their..

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