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

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

Dominican Republic Invests in Climate Education

Many teachers in the Dominican Republic  are taking the initiative to enroll in courses in climate change, all in an effort to educate their students. The Dominican Council on Climate …

Aanchal NarangDominican Republic Invests in Climate Education

Can Project Phoenix Help Libya’s Children?

Project Phoenix promises to develop mobile classrooms in Libya as part of an initiative to provide educational resources to children throughout the country. Launched by American IT professional Tommy Jordan and …

Amanda LubitCan Project Phoenix Help Libya’s Children?

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

Floods Shut Down Schools Across Kenya

Schools in several regions across Kenya have been closed due to heavy rains and flooding. Many schools are inaccessible, owing to washed out roads, and others have been completely destroyed. …

Carla DrumhillerFloods Shut Down Schools Across Kenya

North Korean Schools Exempt from Japan’s Tuition-Free Program

The Japanese ministry will revise an ordinance to exclude North Korean schools from a tuition-free program. As a result, the 10 schools that applied for the program will lose their …

Alice FormwaltNorth Korean Schools Exempt from Japan’s Tuition-Free Program

Pakistan: Headteacher Killed Following the Murder of Shahnaz Nazli

Following the shooting of Shahnaz Nazli, a 41 year old female school teacher from Pakistan, the international back-lash of condemnation and support seems only to have triggered more attacks. Miss …

Ashleigh BrownPakistan: Headteacher Killed Following the Murder of Shahnaz Nazli