Articles Posted in the " Learning " Category

  • Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Insights from the Frontier of Cognitive Neuroscience. Cognitive psychology and neuroscience offer a framework for policy advice on improving poor students’ learning. The research is evolving and has limitations. In some areas it has concrete and counter intuitive implications, whereas in others it...


  • “Strong Foundations” and “Good Bridges” in Language Education: What Can We Learn From Current Theories and Practices?

    “Strong Foundations” and “Good Bridges” in Language Education: What Can We Learn From Current Theories and Practices?

    National Symposium on Language Issues and Quality Education for Ethnic Minority People The hopes and dreams that most parents in minority language communities have for their children are much the same as those expressed by most parents in majority language...


  • Helpdesk Report: Mother Tongue Education and Girls and Poor Children

    Helpdesk Report: Mother Tongue Education and Girls and Poor Children

    This review shows that there is evidence that girls, poor and vulnerable children stay in school longer if they are taught first in their mother tongue or home language. The language used in schools, is one of the principal mechanisms...


  • Learning for All

    Learning for All

    Investing in People’s Knowledge and Skills to Promote Development. The Education Sector Strategy 2020 lays out the World Bank Group’s agenda for achieving “Learning for All” in the developing world over the next decade. Learning for All means ensuring that all...


  • Mother Tongue Matters

    Local Language as a Key to Effective Learning. The research evidence today clearly shows that using the learners’ mother tongue is crucial to effective learning. Indeed, some educationists have argued that the only countries likely to achieve EFA are those where...


  • OHCHR Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section Newsletter

    OHCHR Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section Newsletter

    Information on OHCHR Activities: Indigenous Peoples Minorities Common Activities General Updates Events Download PDF


  • Learning for All

    Learning for All

    Investing in people’s knowledge and skills to promote development World Bank Group Education Strategy 2020 The Education Sector Strategy 2020 lays out the World Bank Group’s agenda for achieving “Learning for All” in the developing world over the next decade. The...


  • UNESCO Guidelines on Intercultural Education

    These Guidelines have been prepared as a contribution to the understanding of the issues around intercultural education. This paper aims to synthesize the central issues surrounding Intercultural Education, and presents the fundamental guiding principles for an intercultural approach to education as...


  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria This report, Language, Literacy and Learning in Primary Schools: Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria, synthesizes the main findings of various studies on the quality of teaching and learning in Nigerian primary schools that were...