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· December, 2007

Stories about Education from December, 2007

18 December 2007

Iraq: The Suffering of Iraqis

While we have touched on the plight of Iraqi refugees in neighbouring Arab countries previously, nothing compares to the real misery they are facing away from their homes and jobs...

Iraq: Moktada Al Sadr Back to School

17 December 2007

Caribbean: A More Violent World?

Are we living in a more violent world? Some say we are; others believe that violence is simply more widely reported. Earlier this year, the World Bank suggested that the...

Panama: The Kuna Indigenous Group and the Use of Technology

The Kuna indigenous group in Panama have had very little access to internet and other technologies. Gilberto Alemancia, is of Kuna ethnicity, and is a well-experienced photographer and a tourism...

Trinidad & Tobago: Give One, Get One?

China: Mock Press Conference

Haiti: Restavek

15 December 2007

Armenia: Pink Armenia

Malawi: Innovation, the digital divide, and politicians who shun the Internet

Although we are not quite there yet, the beginning of the year 2008 will mark one year when the two Global Voices authors for Malawi, Victor Kaonga and myself, will...

13 December 2007

Soviet History: A Syllabus

China: Please, Give Me a Job

Although there are almost half a year before graduation, the seniors in the universities of China have already thrown themselves into the cutthroat job-hunting war. Those ready-to-be graduates are busy...

Israel: Teacher's Strike Over

An agreement between the teachers union and the Ministry of Finance was signed just a mere 15 minutes before the Israeli Labor Court's restraining order was activated, in what has...

Jamaica: Brain Drain

Sudan, Nation of Contrasts

Kazakhstan: Latinization of the Kazakh Language

Iraq: Empty Classroom

12 December 2007

Haiti: The Needs of Children

Russia: “Nashi” in Moscow

The first post-election week in Moscow was marked by increased presence of out-of-town members of the pro-Putin youth movement Nashi ("Ours") - and by the first public appearance of members...