Latest News: Digital Education improving learning thanks to UNICEF and telecom companies

eLearningworld News from El Salvador UNICEF has joined hand with El Salvador’s largest telecom-company, Tigo and some other telecom-companies, in order to improve education in public schools through digitalisation. This means providing the schools with connectivity, equipment, leadership training and workshops. In an interview with the Guardian Karla Maria Rivas de Reyes, CSR and communications director for Tigo/Millicom in El Salvador says: “With presence in the emerging markets of Africa and Latin America, we believe… Continue reading

Latest News: Swedish pupils to help schools in developing countries

eLearningworld News from Sweden UNICEF Sweden is inviting all Swedish schools to participate in the yearly project where pupils leave school for one day and do a day’s work in a workplace. The money that they owe is transferred to help schools in different developing countries. The campaign Operation Day’s Work 2016 is focusing on enabling children with some form of disability in Mongolia to have better chances to be able to go to school.… Continue reading

Latest News: Lost generation? 13 million children denied school-education

eLearningworld News from UN The wars in the Middle East is jeopardising a whole generation of childrens’ future. UN reports that 13 million children at the moment have no possibilities to go to school. Research shows that each additional year of education boosts a person’s income by 10 per cent and increases a country’s GDP by 18 per cent. Some researchers estimate that if every child learned to read, around 170 million fewer people would… Continue reading