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· February, 2006

Stories about Education from February, 2006

The week in Kenyan Blogs

Image courtesy of White African This week has Kenyan bloggers writing about very diverse topics, let us start with sports White African reminisces about rugby in Kenyan High schools ,...

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Many different and interesting topics were discussed in the Saudi blogosphere this week, so let's start our roundup right away. What is the difference between democracy and American democracy? Hassan...

Malawi: Indigenous language and education

Tuesday 21st of February was National Mother Language Day. Malawi blog Afrika-Aphukira discusses his country's policy on education and language in primary school and concludes that bi-lingualism is the best...

Arabic Blogs Dreams

The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogsphere. Some disappointment in blogging and Arab blogsphere is floating around. Here, Tarik Abu Ziad from Jordan writes; Running...

Nigeria: Nigerian NGO – Increase

Pilgrimage to Self points to a BBC programme on a Nigerian NGO called Increase …… She works with Nigerians who live alternative lifestyles, and educates people on sexual health.

Zimbabwe: increasing costs of univeristy

This is Zimbabwe reports on the increasing costs of attending university in the country. In January fees went up 400% and now in February they have gone up a further...

El Salvador: Anti-poverty Program Increases School Enrollment

Tim Muth notes that a government-run anti-poverty program has, so far, been successful in increasing school enrollment.

Iran: Bloggers back Fired Professor

According to Rooznamenegar No (New Reporter) many bloggers back popular communication professor, Mr.NamakDoost, who was fired recently (Persian). It seems Saturday there will be a demonstration to back him. During...

Nigeria: University problems

Chippla addresses some of the problems facing universities in Nigeria as the government impose a ban on the appointment of university faculty who do not have doctorate degrees.

India: Students abroad

India: Students abroad

Puerto Rico: Education ills

Gil the Jenius compares the Puerto Rican Department of Education's announcement that they're laying off of 5,000 personnel to “a patient with cancer-riddled internal organs being told he's about to...

St. Lucia: Tech Institute visit

Matthew Hunte vists the Vieux Fort Technical Institute in southern St. Lucia, “in an attempt to understand a bit more about that nature of this unique school and to truly...

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