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  • June 02, 2020

    School leavers express hesitation about attending university due to Covid-19

    Four in 10 students are changing their education plans due to worries around finances, family and future in general.
    Four in 10 students are changing their education plans due to worries around finances, family and future in general.
  • Friday news roundup May 22, 2020

    Egyptian workers are facing a 1% pay cut and lockdowns have triggered a dramatic fall in global carbon emissions. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Egyptian workers are facing a 1% pay cut and lockdowns have triggered a dramatic fall in global carbon emissions. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • May 19, 2020

    Children from poorer families will be a week and a half behind classmates, according to research

    Children from more affluent backgrounds are spending 30% more time each day on learning than children in underprivileged households.
    Children from more affluent backgrounds are spending 30% more time each day on learning than children in underprivileged households.
  • Friday news roundup May 15, 2020

    The employment market is going to get worse for young Australians and Nepal's remittance-dependent economy costs lives. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The employment market is going to get worse for young Australians and Nepal's remittance-dependent economy costs lives. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • May 12, 2020

    Maximum class size of 15 when English schools return in June

    The UK government hopes all primary school children in England will spend a month back at school before the summer holidays.
    The UK government hopes all primary school children in England will spend a month back at school before the summer holidays.
  • May 05, 2020

    Growing numbers of Americans lose jobs

    Whilst the number of layoffs in the US has slowed down, according to figures released at the end of April, in only six weeks, 30 million people in the country have applied for unemployment benefit.
    Whilst the number of layoffs in the US has slowed down, according to figures released at the end of April, in only six weeks, 30 million people in the country have applied for unemployment benefit.
  • May 01, 2020

    IZA World of Labor turns six

    Today, on International Workers’ Day, or Labor Day, we celebrate six years since IZA World of Labor first launched.
    Today, on International Workers’ Day, or Labor Day, we celebrate six years since IZA World of Labor first launched.
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