Stories about Education from November, 2010
Gabriel Budiño [es] shares information on the first blog competition for Uruguayan university students, which seeks to promote debate and is open to any university student from Uruguay.
Three Chilean university students began walking this past September 30th. They walk for Chilean education and will cover more than 1000 km through Chile until they arrive in Santiago, the capitol. They march in a peaceful protest against the privatization of education in their country.
Moroccans excel in mathematics, writes sumaya, at Reading Morocco.
“Where did all those libraries go, that our fathers used to go to?” questions Nayeem Hossain while discussing about the disappearing libraries in Bangladesh.
Jamaican bloggers pay tribute to the late Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, Barry Chevannes.
Hina Safdar at Chowrangi criticizes the proposed flood tax on private schools based on school fees in Sindh state.
Teaching about the famine of the 1930s in Kazan, Tatarstan – at OpenDemocracy.net.
A strange grade 7 exam question in Zimbabwe: 15. Before Independence, blacks and whites failed to live together peacefully because: A. The whites had guns B. The blacks liked to strike C. The whites did not like blacks D. All the blacks wanted to live in towns
With the 7 November parliamentary election just four days away, Dadashov's Blog [AZ] posts a slideshow of images showing defaced election posters on one street in Baku, the Azerbaijani capital. The blog sarcastically notes that only the post of one candidate, the Rector of Baku State University running for the...
Established in July 2010 in Singapore, the website sexxie.tv is the world’s first and only sex education platform adopted by renowned doctors for interactive sex education. Unlike traditional sex education programs, sexxie.tv uses the online platform to reach its clients.
Coalition for Protection and Promotion of Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities started a blog campaign [MKD] against the homophobic content of the official curriculum. NGOs from this group demand removal of secondary school textbooks with outdated and discriminatory lessons, and establishing a mechanism of prevention of such abuse...
Teach and Learn with Georgia (TLG) is a project established by the Georgian government aiming to recruit 1,000 native English speakers willing to teach English at local schools. Many of the first intake of teachers have also started blogging their experience to date.