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· September, 2019

Stories about Education from September, 2019

A snapshot of climate strikes across Southeast Asia

The protest actions in Southeast Asia highlighted various issues such as the impact of large-scale mining, haze pollution, and continuing dependence on fossil fuels.

Zanzibar's one and only music academy on the brink of closure

For the 1,800 talented students who have trained at the DCMA, this is the only musical home they know, where they can learn and grow as professional musicians and artists.

Yale-NUS college draws criticism in Singapore after canceling a class on ‘dialogue and dissent’

"If we cannot make space and listen to the person that says no, then democracy dies. It’s that fundamental."

In a Pakistani town, Hindu-Muslim relations are tested after a Hindu temple is vandalised

"[The] government ought to arrest those ruined the Temple and school, no one has the right to harm other religious places."

Cameroonian parents fear sending children back to school in midst of armed conflict

In Cameroon, separatists have used school boycotts as a bargaining chip. Fighters have killed and kidnapped teachers in English regions to keep schools from opening again until demands are met.

Community-based approaches to bridging the mental health care gap in India

As mental health awareness grows and the need for addressing the existing gap becomes more imminent, many more community-based initiatives are required to relieve the mental health crisis in India.

Hong Kong students bring protests back to school

The anti-extradition protests are shaping a more resilient generation of student activists.

At a floating village in Cambodia, children drift away from schooling

“Some children can’t catch up with other students and decide to stop and go to work.”

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