Stories about Education from January, 2009
Pablo Flores of the Plan Ceibal blog [es] writes about how the changes in the One Laptop Per Child project will affect Uruguay, which has been participating through the distribution of thousands of XO laptops to the country's children.
A selection of posts from The Hungarian Spectrum: the lack of continuing education programs; health and lifestyle issues; domestic violence; writer György Dragomán; the Hungarian Secret Service and the Catholic Church.
Rob from Black and white cat translated a Xinhua feature on a school in Guangxi mountain area, in which there is only 1 teacher and 3 children.
“Last August during a Carifesta event, I witnessed what was akin to a public scolding of a young woman who dared to ask a panel of older Caribbean writers and educators why young people were not invited to be panelists for a discussion on the condition of the Caribbean. She...
News of St. John reports that “three students from the Gifft Hill School will be on hand when Barack Obama takes the oath of President next Tuesday.”
Brunei bloggers are debating about a new education system which is now being implemented in stages. Described as the 21st Century National Education System, the new program aims to prepare students to meet the new global challenges.
The Son of the Empire comments that the numerous Honorary PhDs given to Cambodian leader Hun Sen are unnecessary: “Hun Sen doesn’t need such many fake Honorary Doctorate Degrees to be recognized as an educated and competent leader to Cambodian people if he can prove himself as a REAL Leader...
mind-a-now reports that the Philippine Senate has reduced the funding of 21 state universities.
“It is by keeping channels of communication open that we can rescue lives from being damaged before they can even bloom”: Blogging from Dominica, Caribbean Man tackles the issue of incest.
“It is time for the environmentalist movement and its backers to understand that the battle for hearts and minds begins with the pocket and the stomach”: Dominica's Caribbean Man examines some of the challenges for environmentalists in the region.
“We keep a wary eye out for anyone who might approach our children lecherously, but few think to maintain the same vigilance in the face of the child abuse that focuses on minds rather than bodies”: Generation Y says that “doctrine is gaining ground to the detriment of knowledge.”
Following the recent ban on foreign radio broadcasts in Azerbaijan, Thoughts On The Road registers its disappointment with the move. Although Radio Free Europe will now concentrate on expanding its web site, the blog says that this is no replacement for a radio station. It also wonders how Azerbaijani students...
Alice Poon from Asia Sentinel translated Anti's article titled as “What’s Our Problem – A Comparison of Chinese and American Journalism Education”.