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· May, 2014

Stories about Education from May, 2014

Free E-books: Digital Survival Kit

Legislating on Open Access in Mexico

Rwanda: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Although Rwanda has made great strides in recovering from the 1994 genocide, advocacy groups continue to report human rights violations.

Challenges of Education in the 21st Century

Are Colombian Librarians Updated, Technologically Speaking?

Shooting the Messenger: Jamaica's Brendan Bain Controversy Continues

The controversy over Jamaican Professor Brendan Bain's court testimony in the Caleb Orozco case in Belize continues. Everyone's talking, but is anyone listening? A few bloggers peel away the layers.

We Have to be Prepared for Children's Questions

Balochistan Marches for School Safety as Panjgur Braves Boko Haram-type Threats

Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.

“How are We Malagasy Supposed to Provide School Supplies and Medications for our Children ?”

“An Island Luminous” Makes Haiti Open Access

Were Jamaican Professor's Statements Supportive of Anti-Homosexuality Laws?

Esteemed medical professor Brendan Bain was sacked from the University of the West Indies over court testimony in which he suggested that homosexuality can be a danger to public health.

Can Technology Transform Education in Trinidad & Tobago?

Trinidad and Tobago recently hosted Virtual Educa, an initiative designed to explore cutting-edge developments in education, technology and e-learning. A few netizens wonder if technology will actually help improve schooling.

Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.

Meet Khadija, a Motorcycle Repairwoman Breaking Boundaries in Bangladesh

Why Chadian Students Braved Arrest and Stormed Their Embassy in Algeria

Hisham Almiraat interviews blogger Makaila Nguebla about student leader Issa Kelei's arrest and the condition of Chadian students in Algeria.

Macedonian Medical Students Live in Medieval Conditions

Argentina and Open Access

Guyana: Laugh & Learn

Meet Joshua Beckford Who Attended Oxford University at the Age of 6

Libraries and Free Culture

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