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GCPEA is seeking highly qualified applicants for a Gender Project Program Officer position, as well as an internship.

This tragedy occurs a week after celebrating World Teachers’ Day (5 October) and almost a month before celebrating Universal Children’s Day (20 November), and cannot be tolerated.

In Syria, even going to school is dangerous.

According to witnesses reporting to UNICEF, armed men attacked the secondary school while a teachers training was underway.

American U of Afghanistan plans "radical" security changes when it resumes classes. Some question whether university did enough to protect students and professors in dangerous part of the world.

Schools should be supported in protecting education from deliberate targeting so that children, and the societies they live in, are better able to reach their full potential.

The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram has targeted schools since its insurgency began in 2009. The nickname of the group roughly translates as "Western education is sinful."

Her group has opened seven schools in rebel-held Aleppo, serving up to 3,000 pupils in basement classrooms to shield students from the bombs.

The UN says 10,000 children have been unable to resume their education this year because militiamen have set up base in their schools.

It will surprise many to learn that unlike Congo, Canada does not have military policies or rules explicitly saying its armed forces will refrain from using schools for military purposes.