· September, 2007

Stories about Education from September, 2007

Ukraine: Yushchenko's Kids’ Costly Education

  6 September 2007

A TV host of the once oppositional station almost gets fired for reporting on the cost of education for president Yushchenko's children. Ukrainiana asks: “Is Channel 5 — held in high esteem as the ice-breaker of the Orange Revolution, in what was then a tightly knit ensemble of Big Brother...

Iran:Father of Modern Biology

  6 September 2007

Kourosh Ziabari informs [Fa]us that Mahmoud Behzad, who is considered as the father of modern biology in Iran,died in Rasht,a northern city in Iran.The blogger says it is pity that in Iran, we get used to admiring our elite only after their death.

India: Theatre and higher-ed

  5 September 2007

pretty blue salwar documents her experience teaching theatre in India, comparing her experience on an American campus with an Indian one.

Armenia: School year starts

  4 September 2007

Observer reports of the new academic year starting in Armenia. There are less children starting school each year, but there are still traffic jams around schools because of proud parents driving their kids to school.

Bahamas: Education Reform?

  4 September 2007

“Surely society should expect no less than school leavers who can read, write, and have a basic grasp of maths.” Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com is concerned about the island's education system.

China: Charity pulled for thankless poor students

  2 September 2007

A lot of embarrassed discussion has come out of the scandal this past week which many are calling CharityGate (慈善门), when five of the nineteen lower-income university students sponsored by an impromptu charity group consisting of twenty-two businesswomen in Xiangfan, Hubei province had their second year of funding cut as...

Taiwan: It's all online games’ fault?

  1 September 2007

A fifteen-year-old teenager boy committed suicide because his parents no longer allowed him to play online games. Old Yuan and Old Yin doubt about the lack of teenagers’ voices(zh) on mainstream media reports, and Mr. Friday is questioning whether the problem is from Internet indulging as many report has inserted,...

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