In some countries around the world, such as Egypt, Kenya, and Romania, the education system is examination-oriented, meaning that test scores, rather than learning, become the ultimate goal of education. According to a report of the International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, this ultimately distorts students’ motivation and learning, by overstressing the importance of […]Read More... Subscribe
A small girl in China is taking on the giant Chinese government because she wants to go to school. Zhan Haite, 15, like most teens, lives where her parents live. So when her parents moved to Shanghai for work, she moved too. But currently in China, unless you are rich, you can’t go to high […]Read More... Subscribe
“Our parents are prepared to suffer under the white man’s rule. They have been living for years under these laws and they have become immune to them. But we strongly refuse to swallow an education that is designed to make us slaves in the country of our birth.” – Soweto Student, 1976 So often our […]Read More... Subscribe
Within ten minutes of talking to Istvan Csakany, it’s easy to forget that he’s actually halfway around the world in Hungary. Which, in a lot of ways, is exactly the point. Csakany, 25, works with the International Center for Democratic Transition (ICDT) in Budapest, where he’s launched the One World Learning (OWL) project—a series of […]Read More... Subscribe
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