Kenyan School Pilots Mobile Technology in the Classroom

The newly developed Power of M-Learning Project aims to improve academic performance in Kenyan primary schools by using 3G enabled tablets to deliver the newly digitized Kenyan curriculum. The project …

Shannon SchmidtKenyan School Pilots Mobile Technology in the Classroom

Deworming Campaign to Benefit 700,000 Schoolchildren in Haiti

This month the Haitian government will launch a national deworming campaign for schoolchildren, in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), the Ministry of National Education, and the Foundation for Development …

Shannon SchmidtDeworming Campaign to Benefit 700,000 Schoolchildren in Haiti

Free Education Program in Somalia Halted Amid Teacher Strikes

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This past September, Somalia launched its Go 2 School Initiative, designed to provide a free education to  one million children in Somalia, where only four out of every ten children …

Shannon SchmidtFree Education Program in Somalia Halted Amid Teacher Strikes

A Creative Approach to Counter Bullying in a School in Iran

A teacher in Iran shaved his head to show solidarity to a student who was being bullied after losing hair due to an illness. Ali Mohammadian, a teacher at Sheikh …

Nashrah AhmedA Creative Approach to Counter Bullying in a School in Iran

Bangladesh’s Political Turmoil Takes a Toll on Test Scores

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“Hartals,” or strikes, have been a common feature of Bangladesh’s political scene since its birth. Hartals often involve violence in the form of damaging private property such as cars, trains, …

Nashrah AhmedBangladesh’s Political Turmoil Takes a Toll on Test Scores

Nigerian Health Officials Tackle Child Pneumonia Epidemic

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) is calling for nation-wide action towards tackle the country’s growing pneumonia epidemic. The deadly disease accounts for 17 per cent of all deaths under the …

Rachel PozivenecNigerian Health Officials Tackle Child Pneumonia Epidemic

Vietnam and Malaysia Solidify Bi-Lateral Commitments to Higher Education

Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin visited Vietnam to solidify relations between the two countries in areas of higher education. A memorandum of understanding was signed between Yassin …

Rachel PozivenecVietnam and Malaysia Solidify Bi-Lateral Commitments to Higher Education

Children in Bhutan Learn How To Organic Farm

A boarding school in Yurung, Bhutan, teaches children organic farming skills through the World Food Program’s (WFP) agricultural gardening classes. Everything in the garden – cabbage, peanuts, chili, cauliflower, spinach …

Rachel PozivenecChildren in Bhutan Learn How To Organic Farm

Rwanda’s Youth Receive College Opportunities Through Open Sourced Programs

College-aged Rwandan youth will now receive low cost and high quality learning thanks to Kepler, an education program offering massive open online courses (MOOCs) and competency-based degrees. Kepler launched their …

Rachel PozivenecRwanda’s Youth Receive College Opportunities Through Open Sourced Programs