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Back to school. Part 2 : ongoing struggle to educate the world's children / WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006.
Description1 streaming video file (87 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Ongoing struggle to educate the world's children
Series The Wide Angle Collection: Human Stories, Global Issues
Global roll call. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents International Education of Children (2:44) -- Education: Afghanistan (4:13) -- Afghanistan: Education for Girls (7:02) -- Education: Kenya (5:42) -- Mother's Death (3:45) -- Education: Romania (3:49) -- Determination to Succeed (6:12) -- Education: India (4:38) -- Interrupted Education (2:49) -- Education: Brazil (4:26) -- Education: Brazil (4:25) -- Education: Benin (3:57) -- Education and Family Hardships (6:07) -- Education: Japan (3:12) -- Japan: Educational Excellence (6:34) -- Educational Progress (2:28) -- Education: Global Crisis (4:15) -- Education: Global Crisis (5:01)
Abstract In 2003, the Wide Angle program Time for School profiled children in seven countries-Afghanistan, Benin, Brazil, India, Japan, Kenya, and Romania-as they started their first year of school, often in the face of great adversity. Three years later this Wide Angle episode returns to visit each child, updating the progress of their educational and personal development. The similarities and contrasts that emerge among the lives of these young people provide rich insight into the disparities of opportunity around the globe-underscoring the hard fact that more than 100 million children worldwide are growing up without schooling. This richly detailed documentary puts a human face on the global crisis in access to education. Additionally, anchor Daljit Dhaliwal discusses the state of global education with former National Economic Council director Gene Sperling. Original WNET broadcast title: Back to School. Part 2 of the series A Global Roll Call: The Need for Education Worldwide.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 11, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), 2006 9781421356853
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Other title Wide angle (Television program)
Publisher number36346 Films Media Group
Publisher number36470s Films Media Group
Publisher number37083s Films Media Group
Publisher number41716s Films Media Group

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