FULL LIST OF EDUCATION

SUMMIT: Call for Applications: Riau International Youth Summit 2016 in Indonesia, November 24-28, 2016

ORGANIZER: 
Purna Caraka Muda Indonesia (PCMI)
DATE: 
Nov 24, 2016 (All day) to Nov 28, 2016 (All day)

The summit engages selected youth into discussion and evidence sharing of youth work in their homeland. Moreover, the summit encourages the participants to work on issues from topics available, namely Education and Youth Entrepreneurship. The output from the summit will be developed to be appropriate strategies to address issues of abovementioned subjects to local government or to be continuously executed individually or together by the summit participants.

PRESENTATION: Making Education Work: How to Leverage Education Reform to Include Workforce Development Solutions, Sep 2016

Educate, Aflatoun, INJAZ

Learn what it takes to scale workforce development solutions through the education system! This session will feature Educate!, Aflatoun, and INJAZ Jordan. These NGOs have effectively worked with governments globally to integrate proven solutions into curriculum, teacher training and assessment policies. Their work specifically focuses on the areas of enterprise development, financial literacy. Each panelist will present a practical strategy, such as policy stakeholder engagement, education reform process mapping, and effective teacher training. This session is meant to promote partnerships between implementers and policy makers so that effective solutions to work force development can be scaled through the education system.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

SCHOLARSHIP: Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme, Oct 2016

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is inviting applications for Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme for international applicants. Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford. This scholarship is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a groundbreaking new matched funding initiative to enable the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest calibre from across the world. 

PRESENTATION: Mastercoach: A Technology-Enabled Virtual Learning Course Helping Build the Next Level of Academic Leaders in Your Organization, Sep 2016

Quest Alliance-India

The presence of an informed, professional facilitator is essential as young people prepare to enter the world of work. MasterCoach is a certified training program that uses powerful digital and face to face experiential learning methods to create a transformative experience for youth facilitators who are on the job. Quest Alliance will present the approach, design, content and technology developed to empower youth facilitators to make the shift from being a sage on the stage to a guide on the side.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

PRESENTATION: Mastercoach: A Technology-Enabled Virtual Learning Course Helping Build the Next Level of Academic Leaders in Your Organization, Sep 2016

Quest Alliance-India

The presence of an informed, professional facilitator is essential as young people prepare to enter the world of work. MasterCoach is a certified training program that uses powerful digital and face to face experiential learning methods to create a transformative experience for youth facilitators who are on the job. Quest Alliance will present the approach, design, content and technology developed to empower youth facilitators to make the shift from being a sage on the stage to a guide on the side.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

REPORT: Australia Youth Development Index Shines a Spotlight on Nation’s Young People, August 2016

The Commonwealth Youth Program

To mark International Youth Day 2016, on 12 August, the first-ever Australian National Youth Development Index report has been launched with support from the Commonwealth Secretariat. The index measures the situation for 6.3 million young people aged 10 to 29 in Australia, and examines changes between 2006 and 2015 across five domains: education, health and well-being, employment, civic participation and political participation.

Resource Type: 
Report

FELLOWSHIP: German Chancellor Fellowships for Tomorrow’s Leaders, August 2016

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. It addresses prospective decision-makers, multipliers and thought leaders from a broad range of professional fields such as politics, public administration and business as well as society and culture. The fellowships give them the opportunity to spend a year in Germany networking with other prospective leaders from abroad, who are also sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation, and to explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. 

FELLOWSHIP: United Nations – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme 2017 in USA

United Nations

Applications are invited for United Nations – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme in the USA. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships. The program aims at providing the necessary knowledge and skills to assist developing states towards the formulation of comprehensive ocean law and policy and to implement UNCLOS and related instruments to achieve sustainable management of their ocean spaces, resources, and activities. Applicants must have successfully completed a first university degree, and demonstrate a capacity to undertake independent advanced academic research and study.

SCHOLARSHIP: WAAW Foundation 2017 Scholarship for Undergraduate African Women, August 2016

WAAW Foundation

Applications are invited for WAAW Foundation 2017 scholarship. These scholarships are available for African women to study as full-time students in a STEM-related course at a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women) Foundation is an international non-profit organization founded in 2007. Headquartered in Lagos Nigeria with an operational office in Wylie, Texas.

BLOG: New Report Makes It Easy to Explore Data on Skills Development, July 2016

World Bank

Education and training play an important role in ensuring that youth develop the skills they need to live independent and prosperous lives. The research is clear: youth are more affected by unemployment than any other age group. Around the globe we have seen the political, economic and social consequences of young people not having jobs. Governments and international development organizations have turned to education and training initiatives as one tool to enable youth to find jobs or launch their own businesses.

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