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· October, 2019

Stories about Education from October, 2019

Zanzibar zooms in on the future of visual arts in Africa

Visual Arts Festival Zanzibar brought together artists from Zanzibar and across Africa for a week of conversations, workshops and panels on the current state of visual arts.

Tweeting South Asian art

“Positive representation of Desi artists is incredibly necessary to create a progressive, culturally evolving society.”

This Tanzanian youth advocate has a vision for inclusive education

A recent study conducted by HakiElimu found that even in schools deemed “inclusive,” the learning environment was still not very friendly for students with visual impairment.

Bangladesh regulator blocks engineering university webpage containing reports of student abuse

The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission blocked an online page where over 175 complaints were anonymously made by current and former students of the top engineering university of the country.

A burqa controversy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

The government needs to come out of the thinking covering women in an abaya or chadar will protect them from harassers.

Filipino teachers hold protest as presidential promise of salary increase remains unfulfilled

"It is now more than three years that Duterte is the President and still the promise of salary increase for teachers is illusive."

Lilly Satidtanasarn, the 12-year-old taking on plastic pollution in Thailand

"Adults think I’m doing homework or a school project. They didn’t take me seriously but I kept emailing them and now they take me seriously."

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