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· June, 2010

Stories about Education from June, 2010

Chile: From California to Chile on Biodiesel

Maria Jose Calderon and Carlos Herrera embarked on a 6-month road trip from California, USA to Chile in a biodiesel truck. The couple traveled Latin America in search of grassroots...

Global: Greek to English, Chinese to Russian, and Spanish to Macedonian

Wikidioms is a new online resource that aims at helping translators to cope with this challenge of translating idioms. Below is an interview with Wikidioms' founder Pavel Kats, and with...

Japan: Questionnaire about English ability

Chile: Students Arrested After Protesting Against University Reform

A week ago the government of Sebastian Piñera announced a major reform to the higher education system. At the inauguration ceremony of the president of Universidad de Chile (University of...

India:

South Korea: Teen beaten to death for ‘gossip’

Japan: A day at an elementary school

World: Protecting Human Rights on Citizen Video

Making a video to protect human rights might backfire and end up threatening the rights of those who appear or participate in the video. WITNESS' The Hub shares with us...

Eritrea: I dream therefore I am

Japan: Online seminar on digital journalism

South Korea: A Generational Tug-of-War Over Subway Seats

In South Korea, a generational tug-of-war is surfacing daily over a subway seat. Physical or verbal hassles over the seat have been reported online and new posts complaining of elderly...

India: Fallacy Of English Medium Education

Puerto Rico: Students Clean University Campus as a way of Celebrating Victory

El Salvador: One Laptop per Child

Puerto Rico: Strike Over

Peru: Shining Path at the University of San Marcos?

A video of a rally in favor of Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), which took place at the campus of San Marcos University, was seen by the media as a resurgence...

Philippines: Best and worst library schools

Laos: Korean star visits schools

China and the U.S: The cultural work of tests

Fiji: Priorities questioned for boarding school

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