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SDG 4 Quality Education

Brazil needs more research that can serve as a basis for educational policies, specialists argue
SDG 4
Brazil needs more research that can serve as a basis for educational policies, specialists argue

Participants in the fifth FAPESP 60 Years Conference discussed the use of evidence and data to improve education.


Specialists advocate universal access to the internet and remote learning technologies as public goods
SDG 4, SDG 10
Specialists advocate universal access to the internet and remote learning technologies as public goods

In an online seminar hosted by FAPESP, researchers from Brazil, the United States and France analyzed the impact of the pandemic on educational inequality.


FAPESP launches Brazilian Center for Early Child Development
SDG 4, SDG 10
FAPESP launches Brazilian Center for Early Child Development

The new Applied Research Center’s mission is to conduct research that can provide input for public policies. FAPESP is partnering with the Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation and INSPER to mount the initiative.


Young Brazilians are increasingly keen on conservation- and biodiversity-related topics, study shows
SDG 4, SDG 13
Young Brazilians are increasingly keen on conservation- and biodiversity-related topics, study shows

An article in Science Advances shows high school students are steadily becoming more sensitive to environmental and scientific ideas. However, interest is uneven in regional terms. It is most intense in the North, less so in the Southeast.


Digital platform simplifies application and correction of tests
SDG 4, SDG 9
Digital platform simplifies application and correction of tests

Tool developed by a firm supported by FAPESP is being used to assess student learning in primary and secondary schools in the state of São Paulo.


Schools and universities stifle student creativity, says researcher
SDG 4
Schools and universities stifle student creativity, says researcher

Scientists from Brazil and France argue for the need to train teachers to stimulate this ability in the classroom, which is considered to be essential in the context of the 21st century; the topic was debated at FAPESP Week France.


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