Education

29.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Myanmar: Crackdown and exclusion of students’ education rights

Myanmar: Crackdown and exclusion of students’ education rights

Before the riot police’s crackdown on the student protesters marching some 500 kilometers from Mandalay to Yangon on 20 January 2015, their demands were very clear: the democratization of Burma’s education system. When the government announced the National Education Draft Law in March 2014, it did not contain the demands … »

22.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Cyprus: the Roma, standing for what they are!

Cyprus: the Roma, standing for what they are!

Interview with Ms. Chryso Pelekani, Special Scientist, Ph.D candidate   University of Cyprus pelekani.chryso@ucy.ac.cy   Dear Chryso, please tell us where and when were you born? I was born in 1980 and I was raised in Limassol, Cyprus.   Where did you grew up, in which neighborhood, the political … »

19.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

India: national essay competition for schools

India: national essay competition for schools

I need your help!I am delighted to inform you that as a member of World Center for Humanist Studies, I am associated with organizing a National Essay Competition for schools.The objective is to sensitize young minds that to build a better society we need to understand violence. Anything that hurts … »

24.06.2015 Robert Burrowes

Comforting a Baby is Violent

Comforting a Baby is Violent

In an article I wrote a year ago, the following words appeared: ‘If a child is crying and you comfort them, you will (presumably unintentionally) scare them out of feeling their sadness when, in fact, their crying is a functional response to something not working out as the child wanted … »

07.05.2015 PressTV

Nepal quake leaves 1 million kids without classrooms: UNICEF

Nepal quake leaves 1 million kids without classrooms: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says nearly one million children in Nepal have been left without classrooms following the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the country late last month. The UNICEF announced on Thursday that nearly 24,000 classrooms were either damaged or destroyed by the strong quake that hit Nepal … »

08.04.2015 Robert Burrowes

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

On 15 April 1912, the Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage. The large and unnecessary death toll – more than 1,500 passengers and crew – was the result of many factors. »

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