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· January, 2007

Stories about Education from January, 2007

17 January 2007

West Africa: What is NOSPETCO?, Aid Does Not Work, Dogon Architecture and Tourism As A Therapy

As we delve into the West African blogosphere this week, our first stop is Nigeria. One issue that is attracting so much attention among Nigerians bloggers is NOSPETCO. What is...

12 January 2007

Russia: Indigenous Peoples of the North

Den’ Olenevoda (Reindeer-Breeder's Day), celebrated in March 2006, in Kazym (Ugra, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) – a photo set by Flickr user ugraland/Irina Kazanskaya While Moscow is braving an atypically snowless...

South Africa: $40m leadership academy

China: forced closure of migrant school

11 January 2007

Chile: OLPC and Politics 2.0

Chileans bloggers are very impressed so far with the US$ 100 laptop, OLPC. But how will the innovative device, meant to help bridge the digital divide, arrive to Chile? What...

3 January 2007

Russia: Sorry State of North Caucasus Journalism

Timur Aliev – LJ user timur_aliev, editor-in-chief of the print/online weekly Chechen Society (Chechenskoye Obshchestvo) and the Chechnya editor of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) – is...

Sri Lanka: Discrimination and Tamil Students

China: citizen rights

2 January 2007

China: Teacher strike

Teachers in Huadu, an outlying suburb of Southern China metropolis Guangzhou went on strike yesterday in front of the local district government building yesterday, calling for higher wages. A thorough...

Romania: Singing Carols

“Memories from Romania: On the last day I spent in [Onesti] many of the students came to the Cancelarie (staff room) to sing carols for the teachers. I had absolutely...

Croatia: Srdan Vrcan's Obit