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· September, 2007

Stories about Education from September, 2007

Bahrain: Halfway There!

From Bahrain this week: a mid-Ramadan celebration, great happiness to be at university, a description of some dating practices, and a packet of rice that just doesn't make sense!

Kazakhstan: Big politics and human lives

While the usual discussions about political cobwebs and oil business intrigues kept the Kazakhstani bloggers busy, two dramatic incidents stood out: A rocket crash potentially threatening the health of thousands...

Iran: Ahmadinejad's Speech at Columbia University

Iranian President,Mahmoud Ahmadineajd’s speech at Columbia University in New York and university president Lee C. Bollinger’s criticism and tough words during his introduction remarks on Monday 24 September have become...

China: Reality shows forbidden

No one would forget how popular Super Girl was on 2005. As a talent-search reality competition, it created a miracle both in economy and culture impact. Besides over 400 millions...

Saudi Arabia: Bullied to become a Good Muslim

Sarah from Saudi Arabia writes about her experiences in being ‘bullied’ to become a good Muslim.

Ghana: Open Source evangelism in Ghana

Odzangba is excited about the increasing use of open source software at the University of Ghana: “It seems the whoever is in charge of open source evangelism here in the...

Ghana: Did God save the Akosombo Dam?

We start off this week’s review with Ghana’s electricity crisis, which started in August 2006, but has seen a considerable improvement almost a year later. Could it be because priests...

Chile: Microsoft's School of the Future in Peñalolén

Luis Ramirez writes about Microsoft's new “School of the Future” that was launched in the municipality of Peñalolén, which is only one in 12 schools that will implement this educational...

Egypt: Committee to Defend Universities

A National Committee for the Defense of Universities has been formed in Egypt. Read more about it in Hatshepsut‘s post here.

Bahamas: Education Challenges

Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit examines the problems facing Bahamian education.

Bahamas: State of Education

Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com blogs about the report on the state of education in the Bahamas.

Barbados: STIs

Barbados Underground refers to an article which suggests that “Barbados maybe losing the battle against the spread of sexually transmitted infections among the youth.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Hail to the $100 Laptop

Seldo.Weblog reviews the $100 laptop: “This feels like the real deal.”

Iran:Bahai's in Trouble

Iranian Truth says Bahai’s are a discriminated class in Iran and are often ignored by the Diaspora completely. In Iran, they have in many cases been uprooted from their homes,...

Belize: Carnival Time

“Due to our most recent hurricane scare, Carnival was rescheduled to yesterday”: Belize-y Livin’ mixed fun with responsibility as she “handed out the condoms and HIV/AIDS literature to adults when...

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions is pushing for a referendum on granting Russian official status as a national language, in addition to Ukrainian. Below is a selection of views...

Russia: Conference on Renewable Energy Sources

Web 2.0. is finally coming to the Balkans: SeminarskiRad.com, a portal based on the share principle and offering free resources to Serbian students, has become really popular very quickly. A...

Vietnam: Installing Linux

Saigon Nezumi, who is promoting open source in Vietnam, is pleased that his student was able to install Ubuntu Linux on his computer by himself.

Bahrain: No Eating, No Drinking, No Smoking – And No Work?

In the Bahraini blogosphere this week we hear from a blogger who wants a job, and a blogger who wishes he didn’t have a job. There's also a student entering...

India: Pursuing a PhD

nanopolitan on getting more students in India to pursue their PhDs.

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