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· November, 2009

Stories about Education from November, 2009

30 November 2009

Video: Worldwide youth express themselves in 60 seconds

The OneMinutesJr project gives young people between 12 and 20 years of age from many corners of the globe the opportunity to express themselves across borders, languages and distances through...

29 November 2009

Chile: Council Rejects Giant Pope Statue in Santiago

The proposed construction of a giant statue of the late Pope John Paul II that was to be placed in a square of the capital city Santiago, was rejected by...

26 November 2009

Could the U.S. learn something from China?

Could the world's lone but weary superpower actually learn something from China? This is a question the Time magazine posted when President Barack Obama began his first visit to China....

24 November 2009

Ecuador: Technical University in Loja Hosts Campus Congress

The Technical University of Loja, Ecuador will be the host of several days of educational and technological events. One of the organizers is Carlos Correa Loyola, who spoke to Global...

China: Endless search for distinguished talent

17 November 2009

Nicaragua: Farmers express thoughts on Rural Development through video

Conversations for a Better World

The Alzar las Voces (Raise the Voices) project in Nicaragua brings farmers in rural communities the possibility to speak out through video telling of their concerns, their projects, their wishes...

13 November 2009

Morocco: Aicha Ech Chenna Wins Opus Prize

Conversations for a Better World

In Morocco, women who get pregnant out of wedlock are often shunned from their communities. Activist and social worker Aicha Ech Chenna has been working for almost 25 years to...

Liberia: From guns to notebooks

11 November 2009

South Africa: Sesame Street's HIV-Positive Muppet Raises Awareness

As the children's show Sesame Street celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, premiering its new season today, one Muppet named Kami, on its South African edition, continues to help combat...

9 November 2009

China: Teachers’ strike