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· December, 2010

Stories about Education from December, 2010

Puerto Rico: Videos for a Cause

Puerto Rico: Dialogue with Students on Strike

Sri Lanka: The Story Of The Wife Of An Army Personnel

Africa: Formal education is not advancing Africa

Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom in One Sentence

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...

Chile: Students from Citizen Journalism Project “Young Reporters” Talk About Their Work

Ethiopia: Run Across Ethiopia aims to raise $100,000 for education

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.

Russia: Is Internet Guilty of Organizing Nationalistic Riots?

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.

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

Macedonia: Scholarships for African Students

Africa: (The Lack) of African ICT Research

Puerto Rico: The Politization of the Supreme Court

Dominican Republic: 4% for Education

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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