Category Archives: Education

10Apr/17

New York State passes $163 bln budget, raises criminal responsibility age

New York state passes a $163 billion state budget that includes ending imprisoning people younger than 18 with adults and a free public college tuition program.
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10Apr/17

Malala receives highest U.N. honor to promote girls education

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is appointed a U.N. Messenger of Peace to promote girls education.
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02Apr/17

Nigerian students in India worry about safety as hostilities loom large

The brutal attack by a mob on Nigerian nationals has turned the life of African students upside down and has forced them to live with a sense of fear and anxiety.

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17Feb/17

UK and Zambian teachers forge professional partnerships

EIN News (press release)- Speaking at the Professional Partnership Conference for teachers under the connecting classrooms project in Lusaka today, British High Commissioner to Zambia, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, said: Access to the right kind of education is very important in ensuring our children are able to thrive in today’s globalised world. Continue reading

11Dec/16

Nobel laureate Satyarthi questions world’s stand on children education

Indian child rights activist and laureate Kailash Satyarthi questions the world’s stand on children’s education, saying the countries around the globe were spending money on weapons and wars instead of investing in education.

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28Nov/16

Uganda orders closure of schools backed by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg

Ugandan authorities order the closure of a chain of Bridge International Schools, a for-profit international chain of schools backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over concerns about poor sanitation and curriculum.

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