Basic education and gender equality
In South Sudan, a school reopens, but risks remain
20 February 2015 – Returning to the classroom is a welcome occasion for students and teachers alike in one town in South Sudan, but continued conflict and displacement mean that their safety remains fragile.
In South Sudan, breaking down barriers to girls' education
15 December 2014 – An out-of-school girl in South Sudan finds the chance for new opportunity and a new future through a UNICEF-supported vocational training programme.
In South Sudan, educating children in crisis
24 June 2014 – In South Sudan, a joint UNICEF-USAID project aims at supporting education for children who have been affected by the country’s continuing conflict.
Education is crucial for children affected by emergencies
29 May 2014 – It is a chilly, rainy Thursday morning in Juba. Despite the weather, people appear to be going about their activities as normal at the Mahad settlement for internally displaced persons (IDPs).
New school gives hope for the future
6 July 2012 – Children are practicing for the official opening of their new school, which was completed in May 2012. Until recently, children in the area took classes under mango trees.
A primary school becomes a model for increasing girls’ enrolment
27 October 2011 – Access to education is one of the key priorities for the government of the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. 70 percent of children aged 6 to 17 have never set foot in a classroom.
As South Sudan looks to nationhood, education is pivotal
6 July 2011 – At the end of this week, on 9 July, South Sudan will become an independent nation. Education will play a pivotal role in the future stability and economic development of South Sudan.