New Internationalist

Education

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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

School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

Filed in: Children Education England Sweden

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