At Education International’s 8th World Congress, democracy and human rights issues were front and centre. In a region mired in autocracy and rights abuses, the promotion of critical thinking will be crucial for democratic change.
Mahathir has quietly resurrected his PPSMI policy which required English to be used as the medium of instruction for maths and science. Some policies are better left dead.
The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) has joined the ranks of the country’s prestigious autonomous universities. This brings a new approach to the top tier of the nation’s schools.
Private schools have boomed across Asia, but they are creating an elitist, two-tier education system which fails and marginalises children from lower income families.
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0By Dimitra Stefanidou Students enrolled for university education in an ASEAN country are being invited to take a semester of classes in another. This is…
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0By Jolene Yeo “In Thai schools, a drill sergeant’s dream of regimentation rooted in the military dictatorship of the past, discipline and enforced deference prevail.”…