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‘Lost generation’ threat of Ebola

The impact on children of the deadly virus will outlast the immediate crisis, writes Gabriella Jozwiak.

Filed in: Children Education Health Liberia Sierra Leone

Why is college so damned expensive?

As college tuition fees keep soaring, Mark Engler wonders what the future has in stake for him.

Filed in: Education United States

Prepare to lose young talent to an independent Scotland!

Niki Seth-Smith predicts an end to the country’s brain drain.

Filed in: Education Migration Scotland

‘Anti-extremism’ government programme targets student activist

Prevent singles out Birmingham student as domestic extremist, finds Josh Allen.

Filed in: Education Terrorism

Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

Forget population policies: give women choice and control

Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.

Filed in: Education Population Women

Of book thieves and bribery

Hannah Garrard reports from Monrovia on a crisis in Liberia’s education system.

Filed in: Education Liberia

Repression in British universities is on the rise

Where have the traditions of intellectual freedom gone? ask Benoit Dutilleul and Holly-Rae Smith.

Filed in: Activism Education England

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education Philippines

Your language makes you who you are

On International Mother Tongue Day, Jo Lateu explains why our 7,000-plus global languages must be valued and protected. 

Filed in: Education Language Language

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

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