Getting more girls into science, technology, engineering and mathematics degree courses — World Education Blog

It may sound improbable but only 4% of countries have achieved gender parity in tertiary education. But, unlike primary education, there tend to be more females than males enrolling in higher education institutions with the exception of sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, women are less likely than men to earn degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

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Teachers who are running countries — World Education Blog

Mokgweetsi Masisi, a former teacher and education minister, has just been sworn in as Botswana’s fifth President. On appointment, Masisi said that young people, who make up 60% of the population, were the country’s future leaders and the country would invest in them with scaled up technical and vocational education and training and with new […]

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