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· February, 2008

Stories about Education from February, 2008

China: Thoughts and debates on the name-calling professor

The start was in fact very simple. In 2007, Professor Zhong Hua at Sichuan Normal University issued an article entitled Cultural Studies and the Lost of Literary Theory in the...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Land Lover

Ukraine: Public Education and the President's Kids

Sri Lanka: Higher Ed and reforms

South Korea: Lee Myung-bak’s English Education Policies

China: Harmonious Olympic Make-up

China: Model Opera in Education

Is President Bingu Malawi's “Moses”?

Some artists read the times and strategise accordingly. A popular song titled Mose wa Lero by Joseph Nkasa makes many Malawians sing along even if they did not want to...

Jamaica, Bermuda: Rogue Children

Burkina Faso: teachable moments, missing bathrooms and road rage

Pity the school teachers of the Peace Corps. While their compatriots toiling in health clinics or with micro-credit programs pretty much work loose hours and come and go from social...

Bermuda: Education System

Hong Kong: The Death of a Bookseller

Bahrain: Lost causes?

Recently a number of bloggers have complained about a lack of real education, a lack of critical thinking, and a lack of political engagement in Bahrain. Ayesha Saldanha tunes into...

Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for...

Afganistan: Story Behind Pictures

Barbados: Hair Them Out

Armenia: Realpolitik and Blat

Bhutan: Right to Education

Jamaica: School's Out

Chile: Participation in OLPC

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