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· February, 2010

Stories about Education from February, 2010

Azerbaijan: Oil Academy corruption allegations

Hungary: Students Have Had Enough of Bomb Alerts

There have been three bomb alerts in the three weeks of the second semester at Corvinus University of Budapest. After the third one this week, students started to campaign against...

Ghanaian students contribute to virtual media library

We are interviewing Jonathan Thurston who carried out a book-making project with students in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana using simple, portable technology to inspire creativity and social...

Belize: Teachers’ Strike

Russia: Government Supports Blogger School

Africa: MILEAD Fellows Program for African Women

Peru: New High School for the Country's Top Students

In early 2009, Peruvian President Alan García announced the creation of a new public high school in Lima that would attract and admit the top students from across the country.

Singapore: Higher education spending

Haiti: Reading the Reports

Jamaica, U.S.A.: R.I.P. Rex

Cuba: Educational Autonomy

Jamaica: Honouring Nettleford

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Utilization of Old Books

Palestine: Going to School

Cambodia: Valentine's Day Sparks Controversy

Valentine's Day was first celebrated in Cambodia in 2000. It is now a popular event in the country, especially among the youth. The government, with the help of some bloggers,...

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions...

Haiti: On Orphans

USA: Undocumented Students Begin Week of Action on February 22

During the week of February 22, supporters of the DREAM Act -- a proposed federal bill that could assist more than 65,000 undocumented students to obtain a pathway to legal...

Open Video: Worldwide Wireside chat with Lawrence Lessig

What is fair use, how does copyright fit into the digital age and how can commentary, teaching, remixing and research with video be freely developed? Tune in on February 25th...

Trinidad & Tobago: Working for the Tourist Dollar?

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