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· December, 2014

Stories about Education from December, 2014

This Trailblazing School in Haiti Teaches Younger Kids in Creole, Not French

French has long been the language of education in Haiti, even though few Haitians actually speak it. A national movement is now pushing for instruction in native tongue Creole.

Learn Something Surprising About Africa, Courtesy of ‘Africa Facts Zone’

Isima Odeh, a 17-year-old Nigerian student, uses Twitter and Facebook to give people refreshing facts about Africa and Africans.

In Between Images of the Peshawar Attack, a Thought About Pakistan’s Army Public Schools

There are tens of thousands of students at Army Public School (APS) campuses across Pakistan - the progressive school system that educates children of servicemen & hard-working Pakistanis.

Slain Photojournalist Luke Somers’ Deep Connection to Jamaica

Luke Somers, the photojournalist who was murdered by al-Qaeda in Yemen, was known and loved the world over. One Jamaican reading centre, for whom he volunteered, remembers his life.

Rebuilding Timbuktu's Cultural Diversity, One eReader at a Time

Several local NGOs are now hard at work in Mali, launching projects to help rebuild the country's social cohesion and restore peace. "Living Together" is using eReaders.

A Little Library That's Making a Big Difference in Grenada

The unassuming Mt. Zion library in the heart of St. George's is having a positive impact on the lives and literacy of young people in Grenada.

#ISurvivedEbola Campaign Releases First Video

The #ISurvivedEbola campaign has released its first video that feature Ebola survivors from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The multimedia campaign engages Ebola survivors to highlight stories of hope and...

UAE Honours Naama Al Qassimi as Country's “First Teacher”

Blogger and commentator Sultan Al Qassemi today received an award from the state on behalf of his mother, Naama Bint Majid Al Qassimi, for being “first teacher” in the United...

UAE's First Teacher Naama Al Qassimi Honoured

Commentator and blogger Sultan Al Qassemi today received an award from the state on behalf of his mother, Naama Bint Majid Al Qassimi, for being “first teacher” in the United...

Promoting Responsible Use of Social Networks

Andrea Collazo, blogging for Mujeres Construyendo (Women Building), proposes educating parents about the resposible use of social networks, so they can promote it among their children. Collazo advises parents on...

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