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Greece, mission accomplished. Still I Rise fulfills its educational goal in Samos

Lessons at Mazì center will end in mid-May, but the organization will continue its advocacy work in the country. A needs assessment is ongoing on mainland Greece, with the aim of a possible relocation of the educational project, if needed.…

Life Online: College Students’ Perspective on Remote Learning

By Rebecca Diers – SUNY Cortland With almost no warning, life for college students last year went from sitting in classrooms with their professors and peers to viewing them on a screen. Now, almost a year later, this is still…

Thousands of Students Demonstrate Against the Education Bill

Text/photos: Chrysoula Patsou There was a strong presence, thousands of students in more than ten cities in Greece in response to the tremendous changes which are coming to universities and to secondary education – with a change in the rules…

“Universities have turned into landlords”: UK students plan biggest rent strike in 40 years

By Sara Mohammadi Students from at least 20 universities across Britain are planning to to go on rent strike when they return from the Christmas break – unless their universities agree to negotiate on rent reductions. They insist that they…

5 Reasons Chinese Students May Stop Studying in the US

Nearly 400,000 Chinese students were enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities in 2019 – more than one-third of the country’s international students. A sharp decline in the number of these students would spell financial trouble for U.S. colleges and universities, given that Chinese…

The Algerian Hirak: Young people and the non-violent revolution

As foreign commentators predict its end or failure – Algerians march on. But not without the anxiety, worry and deep concern about how best to proceed. Latefa Guemar , Adel Chiheb, Jessica Northey for openDemocracy 18 October 2019 Friday 18 October marks…

Fridays the for Future: 25000 demonstrate in Berlin with Greta Thunberg

More than 25,000, mostly pupils and students, have gathered again in Berlin to give visible and audible expression to the climate strike “Fridays for the Future”. Most of the participants were not at my eye level, as they were not…

Bangladeshi students protest over road safety and justice

As reported by: Nazrul Jashim Photos: Collection courtesy of friends Bangladesh. Since July 30, students of different educational institutions have been demonstrating on the streets, asking for justice. On July 29, two students died in a road accident at the airport road. The incident pushed the…

Students of March For Our Lives Launch “Road to Change”

This summer, the students of March For Our Lives are making stops across America to get young people educated, registered, and motivated to vote. We call it March For Our Lives: Road to Change. “When people across the country rallied…

1 Million Students Walk Out of 3,000+ Schools to Protest Gun Violence

In a historic day of action, more than a million students from over 3,000 schools walked out of classes to protest gun violence on Wednesday. Walkouts occurred in all 50 states as well as some overseas. In Littleton, Colorado, hundreds…

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