The very notion of providing everyone with a quality education that leads to great learning outcomes implies that children should be taught in a language they understand. Yet as much as 40 per cent of the world’s population does not have access to an education in a language they speak or understand, particularly in regions […]
We were delighted to welcome Luciano PICCOLO and Wilhelmus Age LEIJENAAR – one a former computer scientist and the other a doctor – to two primary schools of the district of Vangvieng, in the province of Vientiane, where we are working in Laos. The pair enjoyed a half day visit to an Elementary School where […]
Laos, located in Southeast Asia, has one of the highest rates of child malnutrition in the Western Pacific Region with 44% of children under the age of five, suffering from stunted growth and development. To help address this and to help keep students in school, we are working with local communities to improve their knowledge […]
According to the UNESCO*, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of exclusion from education in the world. On top of that, the quality of education leaves a lot to be desired.
In a few days International Women’s Day will be celebrated. To mark this important occasion, Aide et Action offers you a full week of information dedicated to the theme of gender equality and women’s rights, which are part of the priorities of the work we do at Aide et Action.
The very notion of quality education for all implies that every child learns in a language that he or she understands. Yet nearly 40% of the world’s population does not have access to education in their mother tongue, especially in areas with large linguistic diversity, such as Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific.
On this International Education Day (24 January) , recently adopted by the United Nations, let us remember that the right of every child to have a trained and qualified teacher is still far from being respected.
There are International Days for the planet, against impoverishment, hunger, for animal protection, for teachers, against AIDS or leprosy. In short, there are all kinds of International Days. Perhaps even too many, is sometimes heard …