Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice August 12, 2022International Youth Day — Global Issues

HD Wright opinion by Yasmine Sherif, HD Wright (new York) Friday, August 12, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Aug 12 (IPS) – Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe … Read more

An Opportunity to Create a Bottom-Up Global Governance — Global Issues

opinion by Simone Galimberti (kathmandu, nepal) Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Inter Press Service KATHMAN Secretary, Aug 10 (IPS) The upcoming summit on Education, part of the UN General’s ambitious secretary, can truly bring accountability and participation to the inevitably new ways education will be imparted in the future. With scorching temperatures, uncontrolled flames and floods … Read more

Study: Student Monitoring Software is Hurting Students, Targets LGBTQ+

https://sputniknews.com/20220804/study-student-monitoring-software-is-hurting-students-targets-lgbtq-1098093659.html Study: Student Monitoring Software is Hurting Students, Targets LGBTQ+ Study: Student Monitoring Software is Hurting Students, Targets LGBTQ+ As the pandemic raged, parents and school administrators were looking for ways to continue the education of America’s children, and online learning took center… 04.08.2022, Sputnik International 2022-08-04T03:35+0000 2022-08-04T03:35+0000 2022-08-04T03:35+0000 technology computer education privacy lgbtq /html/head/meta[@name=”og:title”]/@content … Read more

Students Protest Against School Principal in Varanasi, India After Teenager’s Suicide – Video

https://sputniknews.com/20220802/students-protest-against-school-principal-in-varanasi-india-after-teenagers-suicide—video-1098029810.html Students Protest Against School Principal in Varanasi, India After Teenager’s Suicide – Video Students Protest Against School Principal in Varanasi, India After Teenager’s Suicide – Video In July, a violent protest erupted in Tamil Nadu state after a female student committed suicide, leaving a note alleging that teachers had tortured her. The… 02.08.2022, Sputnik … Read more

The Turkish school preserving culture of young Uighurs in exile | Uighur

Istanbul, Turkey – Abdullah Abduzayir has not heard from his family for nearly seven years. The 14-year-old is one of the hundreds of Uighur children in Istanbul whose parents are caught up in the growing repression of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region, in the far northwest of China. Many Uighurs refer to … Read more

Frugal Innovation is Key to Advancing the UNs Global Goal for Education — Global Issues

opinion by Jaideep Prabhu (cambridge, uk) Tuesday, August 02, 2022 Inter Press Service CAMBRIDGE, UK, Aug 02 (IPS) – The world needs tens of millions of new teachers by 2030, according to UNESCO – an order of magnitude that requires “frugal innovation.” I’ve studied frugal innovation for more than a decade, and it holds a … Read more

Police in India’s Uttar Pradesh Launch Probe After Hindu Students Reportedly Made to Recite Shahada

https://sputniknews.com/20220801/police-in-indias-uttar-pradesh-launch-probe-after-hindu-students-reportedly-made-to-recite-shahada-1097997844.html Police in India’s Uttar Pradesh Launch Probe After Hindu Students Reportedly Made to Recite Shahada Police in India’s Uttar Pradesh Launch Probe After Hindu Students Reportedly Made to Recite Shahada Following parents’ complaints, the school decided to stop reciting religious prayers and only leave the national anthem during morning prayer time. 01.08.2022, Sputnik International … Read more

the Story of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and BRAC — Global Issues

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of BRAC and “one of the unsung heroes of modern times,” according to Nicholas Kristof The New York Timesauthorized his own biography before dying of brain cancer in 2019. Author Scott MacMillan wrote Hope Over Fate based on hundreds of hours of interviews with Abed and his friends, family … Read more

Worried about getting that first job? Here’s a look at ‘most employable’ degrees

Getting a job after graduation is not a given. While the labor market is strong and college graduates are still more employable — and earn more — than their high-school counterparts, the choice of major, and degree, goes a long way toward determining how hirable you will be. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics gives students … Read more

Not a World for Young People — Global Issues

opinion by Jan Lundius (stockholm) Thursday, July 28, 2022 Inter Press Service STOCKHOLM, Jul 28 (IPS) – It’s nice getting old, being young is far too horrible Hjalmar SöderberghMany of us assumes that an identification with a certain gender, race, nation or even age makes us particularly knowledgeable. When it comes to age, it is … Read more