Stories about Education from June, 2015
Sarayaku youth in Ecuador are using new technologies to preserve their cultural identity and ancestral legends.
"It would've been much more honorable to present herself to the country and take the jokes stoically, but she decided to hide."
'There was a strange rule – the Kamlaris had to be ready to accept the abuse, but were not allowed to complain.'
The recent deportation of a Pakistani student Majid Ali from Scotland sparked a debate among young students who are questioning why deport first and ask questions later?
"At book parties we read aloud, play games, sing songs about books, and give every child a book of their own, usually the first one they ever owned."
"For elementary school kids, Famicom is not a toy, but something they have to study in school. What amazing times we live in."
‘In This Class, I Learn to Appreciate People Again': A School's Innovative Approach to Improving the Learning Experience
The innovative Saint-Nazaire High School proposes unusual solutions to counter the surge of violence and high drop-out rate in French high schools.
Students can enroll in classes without proof of identity, and tuition is entirely free. The only time a student must verify their identity with the university is upon graduation.