Switzerland and Canada give additional support to education system strengthening in partnership with UNESCO and the Ministry of Education – Jordan

Amman-12 July 2021 – Switzerland confirmed a contribution of USD 1.6 million to the Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) in support of the “System Strengthening Partnership with Jordan’s Ministry of Education” (SSP) programme, implemented with UNESCO technical support under the leadership of the Ministry of Education. Canada also announced an additional contribution of USD 400,000 to their initial contribution of USD 1 million.

The SSP is a four-year programme (2019-2023), supporting the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s Education Strategic Plan (ESP), focusing on system strengthening as one of its core domains. With its contribution, Switzerland joins Canada, Italy and Norway in the Multi-Partner Trust Fund to support this joint MoE-UNESCO initiative. The initiative represents a success story and contributes to the shared goal of providing inclusive quality education to all learners based on the principles of partnership, coordination and aid effectiveness in support of Jordan’s education sector.

Canada’s pivotal role as

Read More

Portals in Vilnius, Lublin give science fiction view hundreds of miles apart

A civic-minded team of scientists, city leaders and (we’re pretty sure) sci-fi fans has just hatched a cool idea that’s one part Stargate, one part Star Trek, and all parts awesome: placing a pair of high-tech public “portals” in two European cities, giving anyone who’s strolling past a real-time look into life as it’s happening hundreds of miles apart.

The pair of giant circular windows into other places have gone online in Lithuania and Poland, relying on massive video screens and the internet to give people a visual, if not quite physical, connection. The debut installation from a team called the PORTAL project, they’re the first of what the team hopes is several more two-way portals connecting far-away people and places across the world. Both portals are in high-traffic public areas; one is near a train station in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius; the other is located

Read More

5 Simple Games To Give Kids An Excellent Financial Education From Home

8 min read

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Children’s Day is an excellent excuse to remember that it is always a good time to start our little ones in the world of finance . Encouraging financial literacy in children can seem complicated from an adult point of view, unless we add a touch of fun. Therefore, here are some simple games for them to learn about money management and basic concepts such as income , expenses , budgeting , investing , saving and profit .

According to World Bank data cited by Condusef , 51{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} of Mexicans were never taught how to manage their money. Of those who claimed to have received some guidance, 26{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} indicated that it was from their mother, 22{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} from their father

Read More