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

Germany Adds Islam to its Curriculum in an Effort to Integrate Muslim Minority

Germany’s primary school curriculum for public schools now includes Islamic Studies, or Islamunterricht, in an effort to integrate the fast-growing Muslim minority, and counter extremist influence. Although Islam has been offered in …

Nashrah AhmedGermany Adds Islam to its Curriculum in an Effort to Integrate Muslim Minority

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

Does Your Math Teaching Have SMARTS?

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Teaching is never easy but it can definitely be fun! When you’re having fun in the classroom, kids will have fun too and learn something in the process! So ditch …

Shannon SchmidtDoes Your Math Teaching Have SMARTS?

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

Bolivia Launches Communications Satellite to Bring Education to Rural Areas

Bolivia is proposing unique solutions to the disparity in education access between its urban and rural populations. Late last year President Evo Morales introduced the launch of Bolivia’s first telecommunications …

Alex LeedomBolivia Launches Communications Satellite to Bring Education to Rural Areas