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· September, 2006

Stories about Education from September, 2006

Serbian Blog Roundup

  29 September 2006

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 1200 meters. You would need four hours from Belgrade to get here by car. Beauties of one region are not...

Jordan: 1st Grade Curriculum

  28 September 2006

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 can't accommodate it.

India: Education and English

  28 September 2006

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 schools is apprently a rule dated 1994 that mandates that “children attending government schools must be taught only in Kannada...

China: education VS media

  27 September 2006

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 response of course is “which is more ignorant? education department or media?” (zh)

Kurdistance

  27 September 2006

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 on those that live in Southern Kurdistan/Northern Iraq, which makes Onnik's article an incredibly valuable cultural resource. Rasti writes this...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

  26 September 2006

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 Pope's comments on Islam … a recipe for a failed state … if Jews and Muslims really do get along...

India: On Tipu Sultan

  25 September 2006

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 he is perceived.

Bangladesh blog buzz

  25 September 2006

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 10) in Bangladesh. Students in some regions are getting the top GPA 5 grade in greater numbers; however they are...

Jordan: Unused resources

  21 September 2006

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 in a form of a university, Wael Attili said.

Belarus: News Roundup

  19 September 2006

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 in the United States. Also, there's a translation of a Russian-language post about the regime's ominous reaction to an innocent...

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

  19 September 2006

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 several obvious reasons including lack of broadband penetration into the Andes, high cost of internet access, and the absence of...

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

  18 September 2006

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 single US investment in Poland from computer-maker Dell. The plant is slated for construction next year in Lodz and will...

Iran:Reversible Reforms

  17 September 2006

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 we heard several times that reforms are irreversible. Now we see everything can be changed and there is anymore no...

Malaysia: Reforming Education

  16 September 2006

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 that the minister failed to mention.

China: new oriental education

  15 September 2006

A private education institute “new oriental” entered the U.S stock market. Xue yong analyses the reason for its success and its position in the global education market (zh).

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