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· August, 2008

Stories about Education from August, 2008

11 August 2008

South Ossetia: Georgian Students Analyze International Law

AIDS Conference youth: A force to be reckoned with

One of the most active zones at the Global Village in the AIDS conference was certainly the Youth Action Zone, where youth from many different parts of the world got...

Arabeyes: Female, single, and away from home?

For many single Arab women, to live and work or study away from their family is not a choice made easily, because of fear of 'what people will say'. A...

Kazakhstan: Rumors and Crises

The Kazakhstani bloggers always closely keep an eye on the economic developments, justifyably linking the problems in development with shortcomings of the political system, poor governance and weak investments into...

Iran:Did Minister of Interior fake his PhD

9 August 2008

MENA: Visas of Fulbright scholars revoked

Earlier this week three Palestinians, recipients of prestigious Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States, had their visas revoked by the US, preventing them from taking up the scholarships....

Palestine: The children who forgot how to have fun

The situation in the Gaza Strip has affected every aspect of life, and every age group. Blogger Samaher Al Khazandar describes the difficulties a kindergarten had when trying to hold...

6 August 2008

iSummit2008: The Japanese-English divide

The 2008 iSummit in Sapporo, Japan ended last week after three days of keynotes and lab sessions on open content and open culture. Blogger Shinya Ichinohe (shinyai), who attended the...

Azerbaijan: Corruption

Armenia: Minority Education