UNESCO says money spent on education doesn’t match its importance

The amount spent on financing education does not match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education is not important, “but the money does not seem to add up,” Joshi told CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia last Friday as she … Read more

Students at this high school are learning to invest with real money

The Gray Bee Investors researching potential investments during a recent meeting. Mike Scanlan There’s real money on the line for the investing club at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey. This year, the Gray Bee Investors club – made up of about 15 high school students – is helping make investment decisions for … Read more

Kids struggle with writing and speech, says UK study

A study by the UK government’s education authority Ofsted has found the children continue to struggle with basic skills such as writing and speech in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sabrina Bracher | iStock | Getty Images Kids continue to struggle with basic skills such as writing and speaking in the wake of the … Read more