What stuck with me from the discussion was not the challenge of childhood literacy, nor the remedy the panel’s title espoused, “building the foundation of human capital,” though both are important…

Kaya Henderson |

In Guatemala and Honduras, education is legally compulsory through ninth grade, but nearly 40% of sixth graders drop out before getting there. This is the reality for many countries middle and low…

Melissa Adelman, Francisco Haimovich Paz, Enrique Alasino |

The world has made tremendous progress in education over the past 15 years—the number of children and adolescents out of school has been cut almost in half, and 90% of students who are primary-…

Girindre Beeharry |

Learning to read is a milestone in every child’s life. Those of us who are parents, teachers, and older siblings, can fondly remember the first time your daughter, student or brother was able to…

Jaime Saavedra |

Shakiba Delawari is a senior student at Kabul University’s clinical psychology and counseling department. As a female university student, she is in minority as most girls in Afghanistan marry…

Harsha Aturupane |

World Teachers’ Day held annually on October 5, provides the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide ― the only profession that determines how all other professions will do.

Tara Beteille |

Can you imagine boarding a plane whose pilot bought his or her piloting license?

Rafael de Hoyos |