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

Language Change in Moroccan Classrooms Blocked by Government

Amidst nationwide calls for education reforms, a recent attempt at a language change in Morocco’s classrooms has been blocked by the Moroccan government. Moroccan students are taught in Classical Arabic …

Aanchal NarangLanguage Change in Moroccan Classrooms Blocked by Government

Chile’s Student Protestors Run For Congress

In the past few years, Chile has been swept up by mass student protests and government reform that has dismantled its structure of educational programs, among other reforms. Those at …

Aanchal NarangChile’s Student Protestors Run For Congress

Rift Widens in Nigerian Lecturer Strike

Tensions continue to rise as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Nigerian federal government make no progress in negotiations. The union insists that the government honor its …

Sean YiRift Widens in Nigerian Lecturer Strike

Thailand’s Educational Breakdown

As Thailand introduces their “One Tablet Per Child” initiative to bring tablet computers to each of their 9 million Thai schoolchildren, many wonder if this will manifest as merely a …

Aanchal NarangThailand’s Educational Breakdown

Bicycle Program Approved in Peru

Peru’s Ministry of Education announced the approval of an enterprise, “Routes of Solidarity: Rural Bicycles,” that will provide bicycles to children living in rural villages to increase school attendance. Early …

Aanchal NarangBicycle Program Approved in Peru

Mexico’s Teachers Protest Education Overhaul

Mexico’s teachers are protesting a federal proposal to overhaul Mexico’s education system. Their protests are causing chaos in Mexico City and are forcing the state and federal governments to reconsider …

Aanchal NarangMexico’s Teachers Protest Education Overhaul

5,000 New Schools To Be Opened in Bihar, India

The government of Bihar, India, intends to open 5,000 new schools in the state in an attempt to tackle problems that can be resolved through girls’ education. Bihar females face …

Nina Thurau5,000 New Schools To Be Opened in Bihar, India

Youth Unemployment on the Rise in Morocco

As Morocco’s unemployment continuously grows, education and skills are no longer enough to obtain a job, in either the public or private sector. While the young Moroccan men and women …

Aanchal NarangYouth Unemployment on the Rise in Morocco

Proposal To Establish Ten New Colleges in Ghana Shot Down

A recent proposal by the Government of Ghana to establish ten new colleges of education was shot down by the Forum for Education Reform (FFER). The Forum argued that establishing …

Nina ThurauProposal To Establish Ten New Colleges in Ghana Shot Down