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· November, 2014

Stories about Education from November, 2014

21 November 2014

University Teacher Unpopular with Islamist Hardliners Is Killed in Bangladesh

Advox

Professor Shafiul Islam, a professor of sociology in Rajshahi University was attacked with a machete by unknown assailants outside his home in Rajshahi city on November 15. He died from his...

19 November 2014

​Why an Open Letter Attacking China's Professors for ‘Blackening the Motherland’ Is So Worrisome

Some observers fear the letter, published in a local Chinese Communist Party newspaper, is a sign that a purge of free-thinking professors is coming.

17 November 2014

Jamaican Sexism Flexes Its Muscles as Gender Gaffes Stir Public Outrage

Most recently, the misogynistic ideas of some of Jamaica's leading men, in both the public and private sectors, has entered the public spotlight.

16 November 2014

Kuwait Sentences 1,000 Bidoon Children to Illiteracy

The Bridge

Children from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon minority received a rude awakening when they tried to attend school this year.

14 November 2014

Japanese Police in Full Riot Gear Raid Kyoto University Dormitory

"The police look just like the stormtroopers from Star Wars. It's disgusting that we're living in a police state like this."

The Google Bus Is Bringing Internet Skills to Half A Million Students in Bangladesh

"It's just great :) Though it's new to me but feeling excited. Hope in Bangladesh it will spread soon and gain popularity..."

Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy

Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.

7 November 2014

Pakistan Warns Universities Not to Question Government Following Model UN Controversy Over Israeli Booth

The Pakistani state does not officially recognize Israel as a country.

6 November 2014

Protesters Descend on Mexico City to Demand Action for Missing Ayotzinapa Students

"Whoever has him I'll give them my land in return for my son being brought back alive." Tens of thousands marched for Global Day of Action for Ayotzinapa.

Thailand's Coup Regime Is Meddling With Education to Teach ‘Correct Democracy’

The military-backed school reforms aim to foster reconciliation, but the name of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was mysteriously removed in the history textbooks

4 November 2014

Mumbai School Children Have Big Ideas About Technology and Innovation

A Starboy is Born as Trinidad and Tobago Gets a New Work of Music-Theatre

GV sits down with some of the people behind "Jab Molassie," a daring new play premiering this Thursday in Port of Spain.