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Thirumurthy, Vidya; Brown, Janet F. – Childhood Education, 2021
During the summer of 2016, the first author, along with an undergraduate student, observed an early childhood education program for 3- to 6-year-old children at Bright School, Muhanga, Rwanda. For two weeks, they documented the curriculum development, curricular and cultural adaptations of developmentally appropriate practices, social and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum Development
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Malika, Nipher; Granillo, Cristie; Belliard, Juan Carlos – Childhood Education, 2021
In the United States, students from marginalized backgrounds historically have had gaps in their access to education, thus affecting success and overall achievement. In an attempt to address these educational gaps, researchers, school districts, and government officials have been working to provide resources for those in communities with low…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Access to Education, Resources, Environmental Influences
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Leroy, Lieve Mieke R.; Nguyen, Thi Chau; Nguyen, Dinh Khuong Duy – Childhood Education, 2021
Located in Central Vietnam, right on the coast of the South Chinese Sea, Da Nang is a typical example of a fast-expanding city. Lack of opportunities in rural areas and the growing industry in the city attract many newcomers. While cities offer many sustainable development opportunities for both individuals and society, rapid urbanization does…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Urban Areas, At Risk Persons
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Wasan, Arushi – Childhood Education, 2021
Throughout her career, Dost Education's co-founder and CEO Sneha Sheth met many parents across varying global contexts and was always amazed by the grit and determination of under-resourced parents to see their children thrive. In 2016, Sneha conducted a focus group on early childhood development with 80 parents from Dharavi. She already knew…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Child Development, Young Children
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Chang, Sen – Childhood Education, 2021
Solar energy holds great potential for addressing energy poverty around the world. With creative design and implementation, school children can access solar-powered solutions to facilitate their studies and help their families. The Solar Cow allows students to charge portable batteries while they study and take the batteries home to their parents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Energy, Natural Resources, Rural Areas
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Ma, Edward – Childhood Education, 2021
The pandemic unquestionably challenged the education world during 2020. In spite of the difficulties, however, there are reasons to be optimistic. Around the world, educators are gathering the tools, attitudes, and evidence needed to bring about long-needed education reforms, at a faster pace. The Yidan Prize Foundation is focused on the big ideas…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Smitheram, Esther – Childhood Education, 2021
We celebrate the worthy efforts of creative educators working to reach marginalized children around the world, including children living in refugee camps.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Housing, Access to Education
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Linares, Tomás – Childhood Education, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools in 2020, the effect on rural areas was significant. Access to the internet in rural areas is limited and cost prohibitive. This article discusses why we must find ways to ensure education delivery in urban and rural areas. Unfortunately, many school systems in developing countries lack the expertise and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Access to Education, Urban Areas
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Hatch, Beth – Childhood Education, 2021
While the COVID-19 vaccines bring hope about the end of pandemic-related closures, leaders worldwide recognize that a fundamental shift has occurred in the way we work, live, and learn. Though we will always need brick-and-mortar schools, our "new normal" must include hybrid and virtual education options for students who do not have…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Smitheram, Esther – Childhood Education, 2021
Despite the wealth of evidence that early learning opportunities are crucial for young children in crisis, little evidence shows a commensurate commitment to early childhood development (ECD) provision in refugee and humanitarian programming. The Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda is a case in point. Home to over 125,000 Congolese refugees,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Access to Education, Barriers
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Kadiri, Nadia – Childhood Education, 2021
ANEER, the National Initiative for Early Childhood Education in Rural Areas, is an innovative and impactful project bringing preschools to remote Moroccan villages. Launched by Zakoura Foundation in 2015, in partnership with the Moroccan Ministry of Education and UNICEF, the free ANEER program aims to create the most favorable conditions for a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Access to Education, Preschool Education
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Ariza, Nur Natasha – Childhood Education, 2020
Twenty-six years after the 1994 founding of The Kalsom Movement, an independent and voluntary student-led charity specializing in tackling education inequality in Malaysia, much has changed in the world. Yet despite the rise of societal and governmental awareness on the importance of education--especially primary education--and the advancements in…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational History
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Thorne, Kat – Childhood Education, 2020
A daunting challenge is affecting education in many areas of the world. Globally, education standards are suffering due to a major crisis in training and support for teachers. In low-income countries, efforts to raise pupil enrollment have been successful; however, lack of focus and policy direction around teacher quality means the majority of…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Teacher Competencies, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Faculty Development
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Singh, Jaswinder – Childhood Education, 2020
Protsahan, a Hindi word that literally translates to encouragement, was started in 2010. The idea of Protsahan was born with the idea to rescue children from systemic, intergenerational poverty and abuse by providing a safe space for girls inside the slums that would offer access to quality education, health care, and justice. Since then,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Poverty, Child Abuse
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Perkins, Kathy – Childhood Education, 2020
As COVID-19 spread across the globe, schools shuttered their doors and millions of students and teachers shifted to remote learning. This situation created significant challenges with regard to maintaining continuity, quality, and equity in education. At the same time, the very nature of the pandemic itself underscores the critical need to engage…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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