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· February, 2012

Stories about Education from February, 2012

28 February 2012

Video Highlights: Defending Human Rights

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia, Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa selected...

Palestine: “Diwan Ghazza” and the Gaza Book Club

Yasmeen El Khoudary introduces an initiative by young bloggers in Gaza called Diwan Ghazza, and the Gaza Book Club.

Africa: Vote for the Most Influential African Thinker Alive

Africa is a Country blog wants readers to vote for one influential African thinker from a list of 12 candidates. The list includes Chinua Achebe (Nigeria), Mahmood Mamdani (Uganda), Mamdouh...

Brazil: Visually Impaired Dancers Become Ballet Professionals

21 February 2012

Africa: African Arguments Online

African Arguments Online is a multi-blogging platform that covers contemporary African events and develops debates on themes that are important to an ever changing continent. The platform has 6 blogs:...

Spain: Crackdown Against Students Continues in Valencia

Just a few days after the police crackdown at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia, students have again been the targets of beatings, pushing and violence from...

20 February 2012

United States: Another Assault on Immigrant Culture

The decision to eliminate the Mexican-American studies program from the curriculum of schools has caused outrage. Yarisa Colón covers several initiatives that have been launched to stop this act of...

Sri Lanka: Promoting Reconciliation and Hope to Young People

Reconciliation is a much discussed buzzword across Sri Lanka. While there has been much talk about how to do it, a group called Sri Lanka Unites is actually doing something....

Hong Kong: Videos Against Homophobic Bullying in Schools

A LGBT group in Hong Kong has released a series of advocacy videos against homophobic bullying in schools. Oiwan Lam reports.

15 February 2012

Rwanda: Sharp Poverty Reduction

Poland: Gossip Portal Accuses Mainstream Media of ACTA Ignorance

A Polish gossip portal's take on the massive anti-ACTA protests has highlighted issues that are truly relevant for today's young people. Katarzyna Odrozek reports on the avalanche of reactions from...

13 February 2012

Jamaica: The Marley Brand

Jamaica: Engaging on Twitter

Caribbean: Talking to Peter James Hudson of The Public Archive

An interview with historian Peter James Hudson, whose “digital humanities” blog The Public Archive collects historical and archival resources on Haiti.

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