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· October, 2011

Stories about Education from October, 2011

13 October 2011

Colombia: You Can Copy This Creative Commons Film Festival

The Creative Commons Audiovisual Festival will be taking place in Barranquilla and Medellin later this month. You can still experience it even if you aren't in Colombia by requesting to Copy...

Colombia: Students Protest Higher Education Reform

12 October 2011

Chile: Education Reform Triumphs in Unofficial Plebiscite

After five months of protests and school takeovers, Chile’s student movement continues to mobilize for an overhaul of the country’s education system. Over the weekend an overwhelming majority of Chileans...

Puerto Rico: Legal Action Against Medical School?

4 October 2011

Curacao: Remembering Our Heroes

China: Student Interns Or Cheap Labourers?

To tackle the labour shortage emerging in China, the government has started encouraging privately run institutes to expand vocational schools. Student labourers enrolled in the so-called “factory in front, school...

Bangladesh: Bloggers Will Not Be Silenced

Blogger Asif Mohiuddin, 28, was recently detained by police for organizing rallies through Facebook and blogs to support students protesting against the privatization of Jagannath University. Asif was later released...