Stories about Education from July, 2016
This is Concurso Nacional de Deletreo en Español, the National Spanish Spelling Bee.
A Documentary Shows Macedonian Students Are Still Living in Dismal Conditions, Despite Government Promises
"This is an everyday picture of a student who is not from the capital and does not have money to pay for an apartment."
Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.
Students "who do not speak the language,” the school's director says, are better off “remaining silent.” According to reports, students caught speaking any language other than Portuguese are fined.
We interviewed two Mexican teachers about their jobs, their motivations and the conflict caused by the constant protests and violent activism of the National Coordinator of Education Workers union.
Will Trinidad & Tobago Students Be Last Out of the Gate if the Government Stops Funding Tertiary Education?
As the country faces an economic recession, there are concerns that students have been abusing the government's funding of their tertiary education. Will the programme be discontinued or merely restructured?
Australia's children are being invited to translate a song into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages for an internet video competition promoting linguistic diversity.
“Education in Motion” was created by two young Argentineans who travel throughout Latin America documenting the development of popular education and the proposals inspired by social movements in the region.
"Finding a job is a tough thing because you have to fall down and get up again and again."
The civic group La Corriente develops “actions that generate changes [for] equality, […] combining research, education, media, and the creativity of a team of people devoted to the feminist cause."
" Now try to imagine how this generation will organize parliamentary elections?"
Launched in 2013 by an Indian entrepreneur, Chu Chu TV is now the most-watched YouTube channel in Asia Pacific and the second-most watched children's “edutainment” channel in the world.
The Peruvian Amazon is revealed as an area of great potential for the community of software 'developers' in the region.
"I think that what a teacher does to create social links with their students is just as important as the content of their classes."
"I think families’ expectations and the career guidance given to students are unrealistic and not that helpful."
After a lesbian couple got engaged publicly at a university, a school official accused one of the women of being "under the control of an illegal organization."