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World Bank Funds Two Nigerian Projects to Improve Education and Employment Opportunities

Recently it was announced that the World Bank will be financing two major projects in Nigeria. They are the Nigeria Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO), and the Nigeria State Education Program Investment Proje...
by Sera Yoo


Update: Malala Yousafzai Returns to School after Shooting

Earlier this week, Malala Yousafzai went back to school at the Edgbaston High School for Girls in the UK. The 15-year old education advocate from Pakistan expressed joy at returning to her studies after the tragic shooting back...
by Sera Yoo


Putin Wants to Revive Russian Physical Education with Soviet-Era Program

President Vladimir Putin has recently suggested reinstalling a Soviet-style GTO physical education program at schools in Russia. This is in response to the student’s lack of interest in physical activities, while their intere...
by Sera Yoo



Greek Students Protest Against New Education Reform

Earlier this month, almost 2,000 university and technical college students, along with local officials, held a peaceful protest in the streets of Athens outside of the Greek Parliament. The protest was in response to the gove...
by Sera Yoo


Nigerian Child Brides Being Denied an Education

Increasingly more girls in Nigeria are finding themselves getting married as early as twelve years old. Not only are they becoming child brides, but they are being forced to drop out of school. At a young age these girls are ro...
by Sera Yoo


Iran: Women with Higher Education Have Harder Time Finding Employment

A recent report by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) showed that almost 48 percent of unemployed Iranian women have a higher education certificate. This is in comparison to the 14 percent of unemployed men. While unemploy...
by Sera Yoo



Seven Nepali Women Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Girls’ Education

Seven young Nepali women have taken on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to promote education for girls, along with women’s rights. These women are trying to climb all seven of the world’s highest mountains, h...
by Sera Yoo


Cisco Provides New Platform for Education in India

Cisco Systems, Inc. has produced hardware known as the Cisco Education Enabled Development (CEED 2700) to Indian educators and students. It will provide two-way video communication for teachers in India to reach students miles ...
by Sera Yoo


Taipei: Students Protest Against New University Fee Decision

Recently, a decision has been passed to give universities in Taipei the right to raise tuition fees for their graduate programs. In response, students took to the streets in protest outside the Ministry of Education in Taipei. ...
by Sera Yoo