First Person: The Colombian youth fighting for digital education for all

Ms. Rosas, a UN Young Leader, is the founder of El Origen, a foundation that provides at-risk youth with a second chance at education. O-lab, the app developed by El Origen, is adapted for indigenous students, who have some of the world’s lowest education attainment levels. In an interview with UN News, Ms. Rosas expressed […]

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Siberian Student Climbs Tree for Internet Signal to Attend Remote Classes – The Moscow Times

Alexei may have the coolest Zoom background in the world, but he’d rather not have to climb a tree for it. Alexei Dudoladov goes by “Omskiy Kolkhoznik” (Farmer from Omsk) on TikTok, where his videos of village life have racked up millions of views and likes in a year. But because his remote Siberian village […]

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New Jersey is the first state to add climate change to its K-12 education standards

New Jersey’s first lady Tammy Murphy pushed for the new standards and met with 130 educators statewide. She said New Jersey is already dealing with problems caused by climate change, including disappearing shorelines, algae blooms, super storms and hot summers. “This generation of students will feel the effects of climate change more than any other, […]

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Education or propaganda? Nickelodeon makes children watch 9 MINUTES of ‘I can’t breathe’ BLM commercial, polarizing parents

Children’s TV network Nickelodeon went silent for nearly nine minutes as a gesture of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. But pushing social-justice rhetoric on such a young audience has rubbed many the wrong way. The channel, owned by Viacom, stopped its transmission for eight minutes and 46 seconds on Tuesday “in support of […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Education ministry to help foreign students return to Taiwan

The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday it will help facilitate the return of foreign students who wish to continue their studies in Taiwan but have not been able to do so due to the country’s border restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The MOE said, however, that such an undertaking would depend on whether the […]

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