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· November, 2011

Stories about Education from November, 2011

28 November 2011

East Timor: Building One Country Out of Many Languages

When East Timor became an independent country in 2002, both the Tetum and Portuguese languages were chosen as official for the newborn country. Nevertheless, the number of national languages is...

China, Macedonia: Chinese Netizens Outraged by School Bus Donation

The news of a Chinese government donation of 23 school buses to the Republic of Macedonia on 25 November, has outraged Chinese netizens, who are mourning for the death of...

26 November 2011

“Let Us Dream”: Demonstrating Against Unified Job Hunting in Japan

On Labor Day, students gathered in Tokyo and Kyoto to rally against the practices of job hunting for fresh graduates.

24 November 2011

Cambodia: Reading Campaign

19 November 2011

Brazil: Students’ Eviction Strengthens Movement Against Militarization of University

In the morning of November 8, the Brazilian Military Police evicted the University of Sao Paulo's Dean building, which had been occupied by around 70 students in the end of...

Philippines: Anti-budget Cut Campaign

Thailand: Impact of Flooding on Colleges

18 November 2011

Peru: ‘Sugar Camp Lima’ Aims to Give Children a Learning Platform in Their Native Language

Gabon's UNESCO Bailout: International Solidarity at What Price?

Ali Bongo, President of Gabon, has agreed to offer $2 million USD to UNESCO, following the launch of an emergency fund to compensate for the loss of funding from the...

16 November 2011

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

RuNet Echo

A scandal caused by a hidden camera recording at a school in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, has highlighted a serious problem in Russian schools: teachers campaigning for the ruling United Russia party.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bull S**t Artists

Chile: Changes in University Student Leadership

China: Photo Captures Plight of 58 Million ‘Left Behind Children’

A photo showing a little girl caring for her baby brother in a classroom in rural China has caused an online stir. It reflects the country's long-standing social problem of...