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Newsletter no. 7

Every child must go to school

In this issue:

Let's Unite for Children
At a time when the focus is on the financial and economic crisis, there is another crisis which had drawn very limited attention.

Giving each child the precious gift of education
“Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.” - John Dewey

Early childhood development and school dropout
Research has found that increasing investment today in early childhood development (ECD) programmes leads to more educated, prosperous and peaceful citizens in tomorrow’s society.

Early school dropout: causes and possible ways to prevent it
The rarely debated issue of school dropout in the Romanian education system requires immediate action.

School dropout among Roma children – myth and reality
Between April 2009 and January 2010, the Community Development Agency “Împreună” (Together) conducted a survey called O şcoală de nota zece? – A Grade a School?, with UNICEF support.

UNICEF gears up efforts to earthquake-stricken Haiti
On the afternoon of 12 January, Haiti was already struggling with myriad misfortunes. The poorest country in the Western hemisphere has a history of colonial interference, oppressive dictators, natural disasters, corruption, poor governance, violence...

“Haiti - Children of Chaos" Telethon
The two places might be almost ten thousand kilometres apart, but Romanians opened their hearts and their wallets to stricken Haiti in a telethon organised by UNICEF and Realitatea TV station.






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