The Economic Case for Early Learning

0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000aWe are living in a learning crisis.  According to the World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report, millions of students in developing countries are in schools that are failing to educate them to succeed in life. According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, there are 617 million children and youth of primary and secondary school age who are not learning the basics in reading, two-thirds of whom are attending school. The urgency to invest in learning is clear…


… The point is what are we going to do about it.  Early measurement is a necessary start. Fortunately, the world has already endorsed this kind of measurement through the learning indicators for SDG 4: Education. We must now be sure to carry that mandate forward so that all countries are producing regular, reliable, and comparable early grade learning data…

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Modern educational environment: in search of the “third teacher”

TUMO Paris is launched  The Tumo Center for Creative Technologies is a free of charge digital media learning center that was founded in Yerevan, Armenia. It is a non-profit venture founded by Sam and Sylva Simonian who fully fund its educational program through the Simonian Educational Foundation.  It now has locations in other cities.