cyber security

By: PeerSpring

As technology leads the world to become increasingly interconnected, the challenge of maintaining personal security and privacy can become more difficult.  Cybercrimes are one of the fastest growing areas of criminal activity.

STEM education

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Despite concerted efforts to equalize the gender gap in this area, women are disproportionately represented in STEM fields. STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.

access to education

By: PeerSpring

Ideally, learning environments should have internet access, college-educated teachers and be available to a community’s entire population of young people.

digital resources

By: PeerSpring

Digital literacy describes the ability to use and access social technology wisely. As technology is increasingly integrated with daily life, digital literacy holds a key to career success.

financial literacy

By: PeerSpring

Knowledge and understanding of financial matters is the only way individuals can manage their own resources with autonomy and efficiency. The goal is to make this knowledge accessible from a young age, through teaching it in schools.

arts in education

By: PeerSpring

There is a great demand and often large lack of funding for the arts department in schools. The arts stimulate learning in all other departments of school. By encouraging creativity and innovative thinking, healthy and successful minds are born.

alternative education

By: PeerSpring

Alternative education describes a variety of learning methods designed to accommodate differences in learning and lifestyle.

media messaging

By: PeerSpring

Although media communication can convey “pro-social” messages, the news and entertainment industries can also produce distorted and exaggerated content to grab attention and appeal to viewers.This altered depiction of reality can affect popular understanding of a variety of important topics such as gender roles and politics. The other side of this challenge is that as consumers of the media, people tend to pay the most attention to news and entertainment that confirms their own ideas and beliefs rather than broadening their perspective.

quality of education

By: PeerSpring

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

truancy

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Truancy is any intentional and unauthorized -- or illegal -- absence from school.  Just as regular school attendance leads to better academic achievement, inconsistent school attendance increases the risk of failure in education.