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· December, 2008

Stories about Education from December, 2008

19 December 2008

China: Nationwide Teachers’ Strike

Since this October, teachers in Sichuan, Chongqing, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Hunan, Hubei, Guangdong went on strike, demanding a salary raise. According to local media report, the strike started from Sichuan...

Singapore's universities among the world's best

18 December 2008

Sri Lanka: Troubles At School Final

Eman Hashim blogs against Berlitz Egypt

Has corruption tarnished Berlitz Egypt's reputation? Egyptian blogger Eman Hashim wrote on facebook and on her blog wondering how come her students received their grades and certificates when she never...

Dominica: The Buggery Law

Shaping the Future of World Indigenous Education

Last week 3000 delegates from around the world shared their experiences at The World Indigenous Peoples' Conference: Education at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. There has been little coverage by...

8 December 2008

Gender imbalance in Malaysian schools

Philippines: Alumni Blogs Against Highschool Closure

Egypt: Defining Terrorism

How does a child define terrorism? Tarek Amr from Egypt brings us this conversation from the Egyptian blogosphere.

Iran: Students Protest Dictatorship and Gender Apartheid

A group of students held a protest rally against the Iranian government and president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the University of Tehran on Sunday to commemorate Student Day, the anniversary of...

Haiti: Distorted View of Aristide