Category Archives: World Educational News

Gearing up for AIDS-free generation – – AIDS Day celebrated in Lahore

Gearing up for AIDS-free generation – – AIDS Day celebrated in Lahore LAHORE – Like other around the world, the World AIDS Day was observed across the country Monday to raise awareness and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence countries. The Day is observed on December 1 every year under […]

Nigerian Students Fight for Education

Nigerian Students Fight for Education In Nigeria, about a million students pass the college-entrance qualifying exam every year, but most never attend a college class.  Nigerian universities can accommodate about 300,000 students yearly, leaving many of the country’s brightest without hope for the future.  The situation leaves many would-be students poor and frustrated. Hamzat Lawal […]

Students Learn Lesson in Power of Giving – Maryland mother’s program feeds people in need

Students Learn Lesson in Power of Giving – Maryland mother’s program feeds people in need On the 15th of each month, a classroom at Pointers Run Elementary School in Maryland, is abuzz with volunteers. Students like Campbell Snoddy collect food that has been donated by students, parents and teachers from each classroom. First, the children check […]

Study: US College Students Advance Little Intellectually – After 2 years, 45% show no significant improvement

Study: US College Students Advance Little Intellectually – After 2 years, 45% show no significant improvement This is the time of year when millions of American high-school seniors and their parents scramble to complete the process of finding, and getting accepted by, a college to begin the higher education process in September. But there’s some doubt about […]

Susan Stockdale’s Books on Animals and Their Habitats Have Won Awards

Susan Stockdale’s Books on Animals and Their Habitats Have Won Awards Of all the books we read, perhaps the most important are those we read and color in our early years. They remain in our hearts and minds forever.  Susan Stockdale – an award-winning children’s book writer and illustrator – has used her craft to […]

Dropouts ‘UnCollege’ Path to Success

Dropouts ‘UnCollege’ Path to Success For many people, attending college is part of the American dream, a gateway to success and a good job. But, as many recent college graduates are learning the hard way, dreams don’t always become reality. It didn’t take a diploma for twenty-year-old Dale Stephens to figure that out. Disillusioned with college […]

Colleges Criticize Australian Visa Changes

Colleges Criticize Australian Visa Changes Colleges in Australia have criticized new visa arrangements for international students. Canberra says the measures will make it easier for young foreigners to study in Australia following a decline in overseas enrollments. Australia’s Immigration department is reducing the assessment levels or minimum entry requirements for foreign students from 29 countries, […]

Thai student on hunger strike over royal insult law

Thai student on hunger strike over royal insult law His father has been arrested under the kingdom s strict lese majeste laws began. He hunger strike on Saturday in Bangkok against the controversial legislation. Activist Somyot Prueaksakasemsuk, the former editor of two now-defunct “Red Shirt magazines, was arrested last April and charged under article 112 of […]

‘Occupy movement’ classes in US college

‘Occupy movement’ classes in US college CHICAGO: A Chicago college is offering a class on the Occupy movement. Thirty-two undergraduate students are enrolled at Roosevelt University’s “Occupy Everywhere” class. It’s a three-credit political science course that looks at the movement that started last summer near New York City’s Wall Street and spread nationwide. The Chicago […]

First Lady of USA Announces Healthier US School Meals

First Lady of USA Announces Healthier US School Meals With rates of childhood obesity and hunger on the rise nationwide, the U.S. government has announced new rules for healthier school meals. The children at Parklawn Elementary School were not cheering for the turkey tacos on the lunch menu. They were cheering for First Lady Michelle […]

Online Textbooks Update Student Learning – Washington-area school system turns to e-books

Online Textbooks Update Student Learning – Washington-area school system turns to e-books Electronic books, or e-books, have changed the way many of us read for pleasure. Now digital text books – educational volumes which are read online – are transforming the way many students learn. The Washington region’s largest school system, with 175,000 students, has begun […]

Immigrants Learn English With Their Children – Maryland school, business team up to teach Burmese refugee parents

Immigrants Learn English With Their Children – Maryland school, business team up to teach Burmese refugee parents Tha Neih Ciang is learning vocabulary words with other immigrant students. She’s among four dozen Burmese youngsters at Bollman Bridge Elementary School, which is less than an hour’s drive from Washington. Their teacher, Laurel Conran, specializes in teaching English […]

College Makes Human Rights a Major Issue – Texas’ SMU is latest of 5 universities to offer human rights focus

College Makes Human Rights a Major Issue – Texas’ SMU is latest of 5 universities to offer human rights focus For years, Southern Methodist University Professor Rick Halperin pushed for a human rights degree program. The former chairman of Amnesty International USA taught his first human rights on campus 21 years ago, before many of his […]

Kenya: teachers under threat over exam results

Kenya: teachers under threat over exam results (12 January 2012) The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT), has condemned the surge of violence against teachers following the release of the results for the national Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations (KCPE). In the days following the issuing of the results in late December 2011, reports emerged […]

Oprah Celebrates First Graduates of South Africa Girls Academy

Oprah Celebrates First Graduates of South Africa Girls Academy Oprah Winfrey celebrated the first graduating class of her leadership academy for underprivileged girls in South Africa on Saturday. The media mogul and iconic U.S. talk show host opened her school for 11- and 12-year-old girls five years ago in Henley On Klip, south of Johannesburg. […]

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