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· September, 2013

Stories about Education from September, 2013

Gazans Call to End Rafah Border Suffering

"Human dignity has become a joke. International law is nothing but empty, powerless words printed in books," writes Gazan student Shahd Abu Salama, who is stranded at the Rafah Crossing.

Chile's Student Uprising: ‘There’s a Story to Be Told’

Global Voices spoke to Pablo Navarrete, who is making a documentary with his father about the Chilean students who are trying to do away with vestiges of the Pinochet dictatorship.

Esther Vargas Helps Journalists Stay Relevant

In the blog News Entrepreneurs, James Breiner highlights the work of Peruvian journalist Esther Vargas and her website Clases de Periodismo [es] (Journalism Classes): She and her team of four...

Should Thailand Abolish the Mandatory School Uniform Policy?

Protesters equate the school uniform policy with authoritarianism but supporters believe it is necessary to promote discipline and equality

St. Lucia: Hair's the Issue

[The Principal] believes that if he allows this…long haired boy, who never did anything wrong at the school, to enter the classroom, then chaos will prevail…[but] by resisting the simple,...

Indonesia's First Breastfeeding Video Animation

The Indonesia Breastfeeding Mothers Association has produced a 13 minute film animation that educates Indonesian couples about the benefits of breastfeeding.

Gender Inequality in Laos and Cambodia Schools

Laurence Bradford studied some statistics about female education in Southeast Asia. She highlighted the problems and discrimination faced by young girls in Cambodia and Laos. For example in Cambodia, 50...

Chilean Education: ‘No More Market Mechanisms, No More SIMCE’

Stop SIMCE [es] or (“Alto al SIMCE” in Spanish) is a campaign organized by a group of academics, teachers and students who want to put an end to the Education...

VIDEO: Exploring the Galapagos Islands with Google Maps

Google Maps has released a video on their trip “to collect 360-degree Street View imagery” of the Galapagos Islands. The blog Lat Long explains: The extensive Street View imagery of the...

UNESCO Patron of First SEE Science Promotion Conference in Serbia

The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN), under UNESCO patronage, is hosting the First Regional Science Promotion Conference with the aim of gathering science promotion professionals, practitioners and enthusiasts...

Colombian Teachers Begin National Strike

Teachers from the Colombian Federation of Educators FECODE [es] have started [es] a national strike to demand better health plans, an end to “the policy of privatization” in education, and...

East Timor: “Literacy Often Falls by the Way Side”

Marking the International Literacy Day, September 8, The Asia Foundation's blog, In Asia presents striking numbers on the quality of educational outcomes in Timor-Leste, a country where “education, and literacy in particular,...

Political Cartoon on School Open Day in China

Independent politica cartoonist @baidiucao posted his work on China School Open Day. The red scarf, representing the ideological control of the Chinese Communist Party becomes a hanging rope.

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