10 Years After Invasion, Iraq’s Education Still Suffering

10 years after the destructive US invasion, Iraq’s Education infrastructure has yet to recover. A recent UNESCO report reveals that a mere nine per cent of Iraqi adults have finished …

Alex Leedom10 Years After Invasion, Iraq’s Education Still Suffering

University of Liberia Suspends All Classes

The University of Liberia, the nation’s most prestigious institute of higher learning, has cancelled all classes and suspended all campus activities until further notice. Trouble began brewing in mid-November when …

Sean YiUniversity of Liberia Suspends All Classes

Rural University in Bolivia Reaches Out to Indigenous Youth

In Bolivia, one of the major challenges facing youth is access to higher education. As young people in rural, indigenous communities in particular often face difficulties in attending university, the …

Carla DrumhillerRural University in Bolivia Reaches Out to Indigenous Youth

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

Pakistan’s Universities Fail to Comply with Sexual Harassment Policies

According to Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC), 80% of the country’s universities have failed to comply with regulations established to prevent sexual harassment of students. Only 35 of the country’s …

Amanda LubitPakistan’s Universities Fail to Comply with Sexual Harassment Policies

India’s President Petitions to Improve Higher Education

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee expressed his disappointment over the current state of India’s academic institutions during the 23rd annual convocation of Pondicherry University. He regretted the shortage of high quality academic …

Rachel PozivenecIndia’s President Petitions to Improve Higher Education

Overcrowded University System Holds Back Mexican Youth

After a summer of bad publicity about education reform protests and textbook gaffes, another problem looms on the horizon for Mexico’s education system. Mexico’s universities are becoming increasingly overcrowded, and …

Carla DrumhillerOvercrowded University System Holds Back Mexican Youth

Nigeria Promises Free Education to All

Niger State governor Dr Babangida Aliyu stated that Nigeria’s wealth of human and natural resources can afford free primary and secondary education with enough to subsidize tertiary education. The promise was made …

Rachel PozivenecNigeria Promises Free Education to All