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Free Resources and Subscriptions for Remote Learning and Homeschooling Due to Coronavirus

Kids need and ultimately benefit greatly from a structured environment. Many schools will start providing remote learning in the coming weeks — meanwhile, here is curated guide of free resources and subscriptions for remote learning and homeschooling that we as parents will be utilizing and hope these resources will benefit you and your family during this quarantine.

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Studii.md platform, created with UNDP support, provides all the tools needed for distance learning

Distance learning allows students to continue the study process, taking into account that classes have been ceased due to the COVID-19 epidemic. The Studii.md platform, developed in 2019 by the company Simpals, with the support and involvement of the United Nations Development Programme and TEKWILL, to digitize the educational process, is now being used for testing virtual lessons.

Time for Kids Launches Free Digital Library for Those Affected by School Closures

TIME for Kids, the school-based publication that has provided quality, trusted journalism to millions of students in elementary classrooms for 25 years, announced today that it will bring TIME for Kids to homes for the first time. As families, teachers and students adjust to school closures as a result of the global spread of COVID-19, the new TIME for Kids digital library will provide access to new…

Time has chosen 100 “Women of the Year”

Because its “Person of the Year” is Often a Man, Time has Chosen 100 “Women of the Year.” By Caitlin O’Kane Time magazine has chosen 100 “Women of the Year,” selecting one trailblazing woman to represent each year from 1920 to 2019. It’s a distinctive way to celebrate Women’s History Month, but it’s also an acknowledgment that for many years, women’s contributions…

A Guide to Women’s Colleges

By Josh Moody Women’s colleges once numbered in the hundreds, but now they’re a rarity in higher education. The Women’s College Coalition website notes that there were more than 200 such schools in the U.S. during the 1960s, a number that has now dwindled to fewer than 50. Despite that shrinking pool, advocates of women’s colleges are all aboard. “What…

Women Of The Sea

By Pnud Perú The GEF Humboldt project, implemented by the Government of Peru with UNDP support, promotes sustainable management of our ocean using an ecosystem management approach. With this objective, its interventions range from reform of public policies, through to pilot projects to strengthen capacity and eliminate wasteful practices. One such pilot is currently generating a virtuous cycle in Pisco,…

What Difference Can A Multinational Make?

By Marcos Neto Multinational companies have immense power to tackle global challenges such as poverty, climate change, and gender inequality. They have the ability to transform low-income markets and help lift millions—even billions—out of poverty. Inclusive business, which is designed to benefit low-income communities is one such model, but numerous internal barriers are preventing multinationals from adopting it. In the…

Progress on Gender and UN Sustainable Development Goals

Progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2019. Are we on track to achieve Goal 5? On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government gathered at UN Headquarters in New York to comprehensively review progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To inform those discussions, UN Women and…