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· August, 2008

Stories about Education from August, 2008

China: gold medals=a great power in sports?

51 gold medals, a comment of "truly exceptional" from IOC, and spectacular images left to the world, China held a real party of sports in 16-day Olympics. But does this...

Hungary: A First-Grader's Shopping List

Bahrain: Bogus Degrees

Bermuda: Open Access

China: Hacking Tsinghua University Website

China: Olympics as a Learning Experience

Iran: Scandal over Minister's Forged Oxford University Degree

Ali Kordan, Iran's new Minister of the Interior, has recently been under fire for presenting a “fake” Ph.D. degree from the prestigious Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Several websites,...

China: Games over

MENA: Refused Gaza Fulbright students speak

A few weeks a group of students from the Gaza Strip who were due to go to the United States on Fulbright scholarships had their visas revoked at the last...

Grenada: Thinking About Poverty

Senegal: Students take to the streets over missing stipends

Vietnam: Literacy education

Uruguay: 2nd Ceibal Jam for the XO Laptop

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Olympic Inspiration

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Barbados: UWI Sued

Morocco: An American Experience

Egypt: Alone in New York?

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Stating the Facts

Singapore: Weakness of education system

Haiti: Restavèk

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