Stories about Education from February, 2016
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
Imagine teaching for 23 years in a small Afghan refugee camp, and then, one day, learning that Stephen Hawking himself has lauded you and your work
An interview with Salvadoran reproductive rights activist Sara García. In El Salvador, abortion is defined by law as a criminal act, without exception.
The arrest of student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges has posed a rare legitimacy test for Prime Minister Nahendra Modi and his "intolerant" ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
Dissatisfaction with the declining state of Hungarian education has been brewing for years and has culminated in a protest by 30,000 people in Budapest.
"Following this legal reasoning, Francis Ford Coppola could be charged for the crimes that happen in The Godfather."
"Caribbean literature nowadays is very much a mixed bag [...] I think it is several Caribbeans that we are seeing."
Hundreds of public schools in Brazil have gardens where kids grow their own vegetables. And the schools say it's changing the way kids think about the food they eat.
Could Valentine's Day be a good date to think critically about love and its relationship with politics, social conventions, or even violence against women?
Global Voices speaks to Gwen Rakotovao, whose whirlwind career as an artistic director, CEO, model, and author of children’s books has taken her all over the world.
Although they love their profession, hundreds of teachers in Gran Sabana, Venezuela, have left their classrooms to find more affordable pay in other industries.
Starved of National Media Coverage, Student Occupation Movement in Central Brazil Encounters Strong Police Response
There's been a slew of reports about threats and police violence in schools in the Brazilian state of Goiás, where high schoolers have occupied buildings since late last year.
It's hard to learn to read when your country has been torn apart by war and disease. It's even harder when children's books come from far away.
From "irresponsible" to "guardian of traditions": A photo of a popular matador fighting a heifer with his baby in his arms provokes a strong and mixed reaction in Spain.