State-sponsored investment bonds, and the right policies, can transform education in South Asia amidst rising challenges.
As the world commemorates International Youth Day, governments should consider targeted policies, and cultural changes, to address the differences in leisure time among girls and boys.
The region needs more and better educated teachers, particularly in the area of artificial intelligence, in order to meet the needs of students in the years ahead.
In countries across South Asia, boys are dropping out of school for economic reasons, illness and other issues. This hurts not only families and the futures of these children but the broader economy and society. Governments can take basic steps to help keep boys in school.
International School Meals Day is an opportunity to support the world’s largest social safety net, which benefits 388 million children worldwide.
As the region emerges from the pandemic, businesses should adopt more flexible approaches to developing talent for digital jobs, while workers must embrace lifelong learning of digital skills.
Universities need to look beyond single-discipline learning and embrace knowledge that cuts across disciplines to resolve some daunting challenges.
Pakistan can improve its education system by taking measures to ensure the availability of qualified teachers and to enhance the quality of teaching.
In Asia and the Pacific, children with disabilities have been hit harder by the learning crisis and pandemic than most. Quick action is needed to give them the inclusive education they deserve.
A strategic combination of actions at the local and national level is needed to recover from learning losses caused by COVID-19 and address the learning crisis that existed long before the pandemic.