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· August, 2009

Stories about Education from August, 2009

Vietnam: Education system

Online Campaigns To Combat Spread Of HIV/AIDS

To combat the spread of AIDS, many organizations and activists worldwide are engaged with innovative and localized campaigns and initiatives. Today we will discuss some of them who use ICT...

Pakistan: Sex Education Row

Guatemala: New BarCamps Planned

Laos: Foreign languages in schools

Netherlands: Too young to sail the world alone at 13?

Laura Dekker from the Netherlands is 13 years-old and wants to sail around the world alone to break a world record, but the Dutch Child Welfare Council have taken legal...

Turkmenistan: Students prevented from study abroad

Afghanistan: Reportages on Children

Hong Kong: School drug testing scheme

The Hong Kong government insisted to go ahead in implementing the school drug testing scheme despite a growing concern over its violation of children's rights.

Dominican Republic: Treasure Trove

Bloggers Reflect On HIV/AIDS Awareness In Arab World

While some bloggers in the Arab world report encountering ignorance about HIV/AIDS, others are impressed at the progress being made in destigmatising the disease.

Haiti: H1N1 Vaccination

USA: “I am getting deported on Wednesday”

Herta Llusho is a 19-year old student at risk of being deported from the United States to Albania. Bloggers at DreamActivist.org and other immigrant rights blogs are calling on Americans...

Armenia: Environmental activist charged with libel

Dominican Republic: Cyber-Journalism Olympics

Turkmenistan: Ministry of Education clamps down on students

Guatemala: Educational Portal for K'iche’ Community

Japan: Law Banning Cell Phones for Kids Passed in Ishikawa

Ever since Ishikawa prefecture (500 km/315 miles north of Tokyo) passed the first of a kind regulation in the nation to limit cell phone usage for kids and tweens on...

Guyana: “Brigah”-Free

Belarus: Cell Phones and School Uniform

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