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South Korean education ranks high, but it’s the kids who pay

David Santandreu Calonge | 31 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: child wellbeing, education, happiness, Korea
The intense pressure to succeed in Korea is taking its financial and social toll.


The making of men

Francis Phillips | 18 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, John Henry Newman, UK, university
Few people have known more about how to develop the character of youth than Cardinal Newman.


School choice: raising the bar for children

Carine Martinez-Gouhier | 06 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, school choice, USA
How this looks at private school and a charter school in Washington DC, and a charter school in Texas.


Librarian: The Internet doesn’t harm the good student, but it makes the poor student worse

Denyse O'Leary | 3 Mar 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, Internet use, media literacy


Playing video games is a road to poverty

Denyse O'Leary | 20 Feb 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, social media, social policy


How does the Internet affect copyright?

Denyse O'Leary | 4 Feb 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: copyright, education, Internet use


Factose intolerance

Cheryl Lowe | 19 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, philosophy
Why is the word "knowledge" missing in action in many educational documents?


Hargeisa, promoting culture for Somalia

Jotham Muriu Njoroge | 01 November 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: education, somalia


Goodbye, Mr Chips and gay marriage

Michael Cook | 05 August 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: education, Goodbye, Mr Chips, same-sex marriage


The robot says you flunked

Karl D. Stephan | 08 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: computers, education, MOOCs
Let's hope that people who say there's no difference between machines and people don't end up running the machines.


Stop the war on boys in classrooms

Michael Cook | 07 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: educating boys, education


Education: the economic solution for a dying society?

Marcus Roberts | 05 June 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: declining population, education, total fertility rate


10 life lessons from Navy Seal in charge of bin Laden raid

William H. McRaven | 26 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: commencement address, education, Navy SEALs
This may just be the best commencement address ever!


Chaos in Calgary

Maria Irizar | 22 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: alcohol, binge drinking, Canada, education
Like many other places, Alberta's finest university turns a blind eye to binge drinking. It's not a good idea.


Teaching under siege in Nigeria, gripped by fear of Boko Haram

Kyari Mohammed | 08 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: #bringbackourgirls, Boko Haram, education, Nigeria
Finally the world has woken up to the senseless savagery of this insurgency.


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