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· September, 2006

Stories about Education from September, 2006

Serbia: Kosovo Is (Not) Changing

Wu Wei observes the changes that are taking place in Kosovo and those that aren't.

Serbian Blog Roundup

A house at the Golija Mountain – by Bogdan Cirovic At English section of Serbiancafe discussion board, Toshiba blogs out: Village of Rudno at Golija mountain is at altitude of...

Jordan: 1st Grade Curriculum

Beside believing that Christian private schools are far better in discipline than Muslim schools, Batir thinks that the 1st grade curriculum is so tough, and a 6 year old children...

India: Education and English

The government in Karnataka flexes its muscles by quoting a specific rule and shutting down schools. More at the Indian Economy Blog – “The point of contention behind closing the...

South Korea: Crisis in the Humanities in Korea

An opinion piece written by Yoo Seung-gi in Ohmynews, talking about the crisis in humanities subjects in Korea education.

China: education VS media

Zhao mu blogs about a debate between education department and media workers. On September 25, the spokes person of education department openly criticized that the Chinese media is ignorant. The...

Kurdistance

Onnik Krikorian from Oneworld Multimedia has written a series of wonderful articles about the Yezidis, ethnic Kurds, who live in Georgia and Armenia. Traditionally, information gathered about the Yezidis focus...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Todays post is full of revelations. Find out what is really behind all the violence in Iraq … where the Iraqi government is these days … original reactions to the...

India: On Tipu Sultan

The revision of History as it's taught in schools can have both an academic and political agenda. Indian Muslims on the character of Tipu Sultan and the revision of how...

Bangladesh blog buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladeshi blogs around the world: * Education: Tanvir of Journal of a Disturbed Mind blog criticizes the new grading system of school final examination -S.S.C. (Grade...

Venezuela: Elections and Education

Katy takes a photographic look at Hugo Chavez's reelection campaign while Oil Wars offers a photographic tour of new schools throughout the country.

China: How much are Chinese professors paid?

Shang Peijin in Shanghaiist summaries a discussion on Chinese BBS concerning how much are Chinese professors paid? The range is from US$500 to US$10,000 per month.

Jordan: Unused resources

Universities in Jordan are almost not adding much to the development process of society in term of direct participation in economic and scientific industries. It is more like a school...

Pope, Cultural Revolution, Airplane Crash and Kofi Annan

Many people in the Muslim world got angry and protested against the Pope's speech where he quoted Emperor Manuel II Paleologos of the Orthodox Christian Byzantine Empire. Stressing that they...

Belarus: News Roundup

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about the new arrests of the opposition activists and about the “extreme and absolutely unacceptable” conditions, in which, according to the Belarusian government, Belarusian students live...

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are...

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

The 16th century town of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland – by Gustav (Warsaw Station) The Polish Farmer and the Dell? From bovinechips to microchips, Polish Matters reports on the largest...

Iran:Reversible Reforms

Aknoun says that he read in conservative Keyhan newspaper that male teachers won't be able to teach in girls high schools [Fa].The blogger adds during eight years of reformist government...

Mali: preservation of Timbuktu manuscripts

Sociolingo posts a news article about efforts by the Malian government to preserve and expose one of the oldest manuscripts in Africa, Timbuktu manuscripts. It is estimated that there are...

Malaysia: Reforming Education

The blogger at Cakap Tak Serupa Bikin analyses the statement on reforming the education by Malaysian Education Minister. The blogger, a parent of school going kids, outlines the real problems...

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