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· February, 2013

Stories about Education from February, 2013

Powerful Union Leader “La Maestra” Arrested in Mexico

The arrest of union leader Elba Esther Gordillo for money laundering has caused a stir in Mexico. "La Maestra" is already behind bars at the Santa Martha Acatitla Social Rehabilitation...

#Wikimodernism: Catalan Modernism, from the Classroom to the Web

The mystery behind the dreamy aesthetic of Barcelona's fantastic architecture is only a click away. Art history students in Barcelona are trading in traditional homework to share their learning about...

VIDEO: In Bolivia, Indigenous Women Draw Society's Short Straw

Marisol, an indigenous Bolivian woman, says that in her country "being an indigenous woman is the worst thing that can happen to you." Her testimony is part of a news...

“Liberal, Jewish, Sexy”: Keeping Tabs on Hungarian Students

According to a report published by a Hungarian TV channel, members of the student union of one of the universities in Budapest allegedly kept tabs on students’ religion, ethnic background...

How Many Saudi Students Study in the US?

How many Saudi students study in the US? Check out Riyadh Bureau for an answer.

Cambodia: Barcamp Angkor 2013

As Japan's Star Fades, Many Struggle for Hope

As Japan's economic growth continues to shrink each year, the Japanese, who find themselves more and more disconnected from their families and friends thanks to grueling works days and the...

MDG Consultations Held in Tajikistan

Blogger Teocrat calls [ru] on Tajikistan's young people to contribute to public consultations on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The aim of the consultations is to review progress towards the MDGs...

E-Journal on Balkan History and Archaeology

Summer Course: Internet Advocacy

The Central European University in Budapest, Hungary is offering an intensive course in Internet Governance, Civil Society and Public Policy Advocacy on July 8-19, 2013 in partnership with the Annenberg...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dr. Kim Mallalieu on ICT

ICT Pulse launches its “Caribbean Tech Movers and Shakers” series by profiling Dr. Kim Mallalieu, an educator who has influenced telecoms regulation, mobile applications development and Open Data initiatives.

Politics Rings Loudly in Chinese Academia

China Digital Times has translated a list of focus areas for 2013 research proposals [zh] of the China’s National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science. It shows how tight...

Students to Protest Constitutional Amendment

The Hungarian Student Network and the Hungarian High School Network posted a declaration [en] “about the rule of law” in Hungary – and are planning yet another protest rally [hu]...

Mexico's Social Media Love Revolution

By knowing the negative image Mexico has in international media, some people from the international community living in Mexico got tired of seeing how the positive side of the country...

“Radical Imagination” in the Context of Global Protests

The development of digital communication has allowed the voice of the people to be carried further, whilst at the same time liberating words, images, ideas and actions that were previously...

Anti-Japan Education in China

Cecilia Miao translated a netizen story about the encounter of a Japanese and Chinese children in her family and reflect upon how the nationalistic education has affected the Chinese children...

Wikipedia in the Hands of Children from Palestina, Peru?

On a video by Wikimedia Foundation, children from the community of Palestina, in Ucayali region, Peru, are shown using laptops from OLPC program, to create an article on Wikipedia about...

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