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Manitoba Public Insurance to fund school safety program

Enforcement campaign to be conducted by the Winnipeg Police Service, Brandon Police Service and RCMP is part of a long-standing partnership between Manitoba’s auto insurer and police agencies.
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Ontario Teachers Union wants cell phones turned off in the classroom

The vote was part of a series of motions requesting that radiation from cell phones and WiFi be recognized as a potential workplace hazard for teachers....
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Canadian Youth Participate in Historic UN Takeover

This lead-up to the International Day of the Girl will engage Canadians in a series of activities to support girls' right to an education, including a 'Raise Your Hand' for Girls' Education Facebook campaign....
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Children Fight for School

Armed conflict continues to destroy not just school infrastructure, but also the hopes and ambitions of a whole generation of children....
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2013 Global Citizen Festival Announced

Star-studded event in New York on September 28, 2013, is timed to put pressure on world leaders to accelerate progress on the issues of education, women's equality, global health, and global partnerships....
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Schoolgirl Malala Addresses UN

“Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One teacher, one book, one pen, can change the world.”...
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Plan International Campaign

Plan International aims to support millions of girls to get the education, skills and support they need to transform their lives and the world around them....
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Survey Reveals Lack of Safety Communication with Parents

Adults in the U.S. (54%) are more likely than those in Canada (40%) to say that they are more concerned about children's safety at school than they were a year ago....
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Chad Commits to End the Use of Child Soldiers

UN Special Representative Leila Zerrougui is encouraged by the commitment of the Chadian authorities to fully implement a plan to end the recruitment and use of children in the country’s national army....
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Chinese Anti-School Rape Activist Harassed by Mob

Last month, at least six primary school teachers were detained for allegedly sexually assaulting girls, some as young as eight years old. Rape is punishable with sentences up to the death penalty in China....
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