Background and purpose: In 2020, the New Zealand Ministry of Education updated the national curriculum policy for sexuality education, broadening the focus to ‘relationships and sexuality education’ and strengthening guidance for both primary (Years 1–8) and secondary (Years 9–13) schools.
This assessment was conducted in 16 countries in the Arab region, including Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or somewhere else on the gender/sexuality spectrum (LGBTQI+) are among the diverse student groups in need of extra support and protection in order to succeed in education and reach their full potential.
Bullying is a substantial problem in schools worldwide and it can have severe consequences for individuals in both short and long-term. One aim of this study was to explore the bullying prevalence among 10-year-olds in school-systems participating in TIMSS 2015.
School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic led to losses equivalent to over half a year’s worth of learning. This foregone learning will hamper students’ productivity and ability to earn income in the future.
School violence refers to physical, psychological, and sexual violence that takes place in school, on the way to school, online, and wherever school relationships exist. Some forms of school violence may be explicitly or implicitly gender-based.
The present study considers how school violence and bullying is being addressed in Eastern and Southern Africa within policies and programmes in the region.
This report presents an overview of the findings from the analysis of data collected as part of the piloting of the Connect with Respect (CWR) programme in countries in eastern and southern Africa and the Asia Pacific region, including Zambia, Tanzania, Eswatini, Thailand, and Timor-Leste.
This study aims to investigate the association of bullying victimization of primary school students with their happiness in urban and rural areas of Thailand. A nationally representative survey from Thailand Healthy School Data 2017 was employed.
This report synthesizes available evidence on the policies and practices of 40 sub-Saharan African (SSA) partner countries of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) with respect to teacher training and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.