29 November 2023

Learning Passport Jamaica

Learning Passport Jamaica is a digital and mobile educational platform that effectively operates in both online and offline formats, enabling/facilitating accessible learning for all.  This innovative platform provides a gateway to high-quality school content in alignment with the national curriculum, fostering flexible learning and helping…, Advantages of using the Learning Passport in Jamaica   , Supports learning recovery, especially in the aftermath of the COVID-19 emergency and potential future school closures.  Enhances teachers 'daily pedagogical practices and students' educational experiences.   Builds within teachers the necessary skills to effectively incorporate digital content into their educational practice.  niña está mirando…, Who is the intended audience for Learning Passport in Jamaica?, Students in Grades 1-3 of Primary School, Learning Passport Jamaica provides students with digital content and resources that have been tailored to accomodate a diverse range of learning styles and individual needs.   These materials facilitate the acquisition and refinement of crucial skills through engaging, interactive, and motivating methods.   The platform boasts a diverse range of…, Parents and Caregivers, The platform will also include content dedicated to helping parents and caregivers effectively engage and support their children while using the platform; offering valuable guidance to enhance/maximize/optimize the learner's educational experience., Teachers, Learning Passport Jamaica will provide educators with a range of tools and strategies to support both teaching and students’ learning and assessment.   Teachers will have access to lesson plans, interactive worksheets, activities, video lessons, story reading, videos, games, songs, quizzes, homework assignments, and assessment activities, as well…
17 August 2023

Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning

Governments, both national and subnational, and education stakeholders around the world are urged to endorse the  Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning  to ensure all children, including the most vulnerable ones, develop foundational learning to realize their full potential and participate in society.  Nearly six-out-of-ten children…, Ministers of education of the region sign Commitment to Action for basic learning, The Commitment to Action recognizes that foundational learning provides the essential building blocks for all other learning, knowledge and higher-order skills. , It is a formal way for countries, regions, and cities in the LAC region as well as the education community to demonstrate a commitment at the highest political levels to securing foundational learning for all children and to implement policies that will help to achieve targets under SDG4.  It is also an effort to articulate the shared ambition and…, Carlos Torrendell, Secretary of Education, Argentina., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Louis Zabaneh, Minister of Education, Culture, Science & Technology of Belize., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Left: Izolda Cela, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Education of Brazil. Right: Ancell Sheker, Vice-Minister of Technical & Pedagogical Affairs of Dominican Rep., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Henri Ori, Minister of Education, Science and Culture of Suriname., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Luis Soto, Head of the Office of Cooperation & International Affairs of the Ministry of National Education of Colombia., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Diego Paz, Vice-Minister of Education of Ecuador., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Daniel Sponda, Minister of Education of Honduras., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Rosa Argüelles, Administrative Vice-Minister of Education of Panama., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Nancy Ortuño, Vice-Minister of Higher Education, Venezuela., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Gonzalo Baroni, National Director of Education, Ministry of Education & Culture, Uruguay., UNICEF LACRO Alejandra Arratia Martínez, Undersecretary of Education of Chile Undersecretary of education of chile, Alejandra Arratia Martínez, Undersecretary of Education of Chile., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education…, Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning, Ensure foundational learning as a key element to transform education 1. Low learning levels – the barrier children face    The pre-COVID learning crisis has been made even more severe by the pandemic. Currently it is estimated that, globally, six out of every ten children suffer from learning poverty: they are unable to read and understand a…, Endorsing the Commitment to Action   , Members of the global education community and other partners, including civil society and youth organizations, are invited to endorse the Commitment to Action.   To endorse the Commitment to Action, national, subnational governments and supporting organizations from the Latin America and the Caribbean region should submit an official letter…, Latin American and the Caribbean region endorsements, From national governments   Argentina   Belize   Brazil   Chile   Colombia   Dominican Republic   Ecuador Honduras   Panama Suriname Uruguay Venezuela                                             From subnational governments   Guanajuato State (Mexico)   Bogota District (Colombia)   Regional Government of Ucayali (Peru)   To see the global list of…
16 August 2023

Leaders for education

The Latin America and the Caribbean region is at a pivotal moment to build a prosperous future for the next generations, though this heavily depends on ensuring access to education for every child. UNICEF is seeking ambitious partners who, like us, understand that there is a rare opportunity to build on the momentum from the educational…, Together we can shape the future of Latin America and the Caribbean through education, With your support, we can ensure that all children and adolescents in the region can receive a relevant and quality education. Read more about UNICEF's work and programs at the three stages of the educational journey and how you can join here:, Early childhood education, Early learning opportunities are a centerpiece to ensuring all children develop their full potential in life. Early childhood education is essential for addressing the learning crisis, as it ensures that children are ready for school. Learn more about our approach and programmes, Accelerate foundational learning, Basic literacy, numeracy, and transferable skills are the cornerstones of learning and empower children and adolescents to access new knowledge, experiences and opportunities. Learn more about our approach and programmes, Skills for life and work, Adolescence is a time of transformation and a crucial window of opportunity. Adolescents need to develop the skills that will enable them to succeed in a complex world and succeed in school, work and life. Learn more about our approach and programmes Leave your mark, become our partner. Fill out my online form . If you cannot see or fill in this…