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· October, 2014

Stories about Education from October, 2014

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution in Mathematical Formula

12 October 2014

The above high school test paper has gone viral in Hong Kong social media in the past few days. The test question is: What are the factors that lead to the September 28 Umbrella Revolution? The student answered with a mathematical formula: 64+71+101+689+3=928. The teacher marked the paper 0 and...

Misdiagnosis of Poor Standard of Education in Malawi

3 October 2014

The language of instruction debate is attracting attention in Malawi after the government's decided that students would be taught in English from Standard One. Steve Sharra joins the debate arguing that the problem of education in Malawi has been misdiagnosed: There are good reasons why many Malawians are happy with...

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