Education

Natural resource revenues could nearly double school access in developing nations – UN study

Developing countries rich in natural resources can make huge gains towards universal schooling if they managed resource revenues better and devoted a significant share to education, according to a United Nations study released today. The Education for All Global Monitoring Report study,…

Greek students protest against education reform bill

Thousands of Greek university students have protested against a higher education reform bill, amid the government’s austerity measures. The students held a rally in front of the parliament on Wednesday, opposing the administration’s plan to close down or merge 350…

Thousands of Quebecers protest against tuition deception

Thousands of students have taken to the streets in the Canadian city of Montreal to protest against the Quebec government’s move to increase tuition fees, Press TV reports. “I feel sort of tricked. [Premier Pauline Marois’] and her government have…

Japan Treading New Horizons in Education

By Ramesh Jaura When I visited Japan five years ago and met senior representatives of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI)in Tokyo, I learnt about the educational activities of this faith organization and the underlying concept spelt out by its President…

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis: Deal Ending Strike a Victory for Education

Chicago public school teachers are returning to the classroom today nine days after launching their first strike in a quarter century. On Tuesday, 800 delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union voted overwhelmingly to suspend the strike to put an agreement…

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