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· December, 2010

Stories about Education from December, 2010

29 December 2010

Zambia: Tina Banda, The Facebook Agony Aunt

To many people Facebook is a tool to announce what they are doing or what they have done, yet to some Zambians, it is being used as ‘Agony Aunt’ from...

27 December 2010

Puerto Rico: Violent Clashes at the University of Puerto Rico

Students on strike at the main campus of the state-run University of Puerto Rico were beaten and arrested last Monday, December 20, after violent clashes with the Police. Students oppose...

USA: Indigenous Youth Media Project Recovers History

For a Navajo community, video has become a way to connect youth with their ancestors and the history of their people through the story of the Yellow Woman.

26 December 2010

Russia: Is Internet Guilty of Organizing Nationalistic Riots?

RuNet Echo

Russian media and blogosphere ponder who is responsible for the nationalists’ riots in Moscow in mid-December. But the authorities found their own scapegoat – the Internet.

24 December 2010

Dominican Republic: Demanding 4% of National Budget for Education

In the Dominican Republic there is a heated debate about the quality of education that focuses on the fact that the General Law of Education establishes that annual public funding...

Venezuela: Police Repression During Protest Over University Law

Korea: Preferential Treatment to Kim Il-Sung Univ. Graduates

17 December 2010

Vietnam: BarCamp and EduCamp Saigon 2010

Around 500 participants attended Barcamp Saigon 2010 this week in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Saigon Educamp was also held where participants discussed technology as well as teaching and learning....

Thailand: Addressing youth sexuality needs

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