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24 August 2016
‘Safe Schools': Life-Saving Anti-Bullying Program or Radical Sexual Indoctrination? Australians Can't Agree.
A petition opposing 'Safe Schools' - a program designed to promote acceptance of LGBT students - has reignited national debate over how far school inclusion policies should go.
22 August 2016
A derogatory tweet about Omar McLeod after his gold-medal win in hurdles could have cost one Jamaican company "way more brand equity and real loss of dollars".
9 August 2016
How do you say koala in Australia's Kaurna language? Karuna Warra Pintyanthi's video project teaches viewers that and much more.
4 August 2016
"[University officials] explained that while the school did not prohibit families from asking their domestic helpers to tidy up students’ dorm rooms, they did not encourage it..."
1 August 2016
31 July 2016
26 July 2016
Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.
Students "who do not speak the language,” the school's director says, are better off “remaining silent.” According to reports, students caught speaking any language other than Portuguese are fined.
22 July 2016
We interviewed two Mexican teachers about their jobs, their motivations and the conflict caused by the constant protests and violent activism of the National Coordinator of Education Workers union.
21 July 2016
Will Trinidad & Tobago Students Be Last Out of the Gate if the Government Stops Funding Tertiary Education?
As the country faces an economic recession, there are concerns that students have been abusing the government's funding of their tertiary education. Will the programme be discontinued or merely restructured?
Australia's children are being invited to translate a song into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages for an internet video competition promoting linguistic diversity.
“Education in Motion” was created by two young Argentineans who travel throughout Latin America documenting the development of popular education and the proposals inspired by social movements in the region.
19 July 2016
18 July 2016
The civic group La Corriente develops “actions that generate changes [for] equality, […] combining research, education, media, and the creativity of a team of people devoted to the feminist cause."
17 July 2016
15 July 2016
Launched in 2013 by an Indian entrepreneur, Chu Chu TV is now the most-watched YouTube channel in Asia Pacific and the second-most watched children's “edutainment” channel in the world.
11 July 2016
6 July 2016
"I think that what a teacher does to create social links with their students is just as important as the content of their classes."
1 July 2016
"I think families’ expectations and the career guidance given to students are unrealistic and not that helpful."
After a lesbian couple got engaged publicly at a university, a school official accused one of the women of being "under the control of an illegal organization."