Tuesday, 15 October 2019
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Education and students' rights

No homework for pupils. Wholesome all-round education. A school farm where pupils can experience and learn living science. No extra classes or tuition for pupils. Little emphasis on exams. And yet commendable academic results.
VALIATHURA, southern India, 23 November 1947 – It was like any other balmy Sunday evening at the beach in this fishing community. Shrieks of laughter pierced the evening air as...
Here's something I wrote last week. “Putting forward a fake degree is academic fraud which, like any other fraudulent deed, is a crime that should be vehemently condemned,” says...
The recent vote in the Malaysian Parliament to pass amendments to three acts to allow students greater political freedom has been generally welcomed – but not everyone is happy.
This workshop, with the theme Pilihan Raya dan Perubahan or Elections and Change, will focus on stimulating discussions and ideas about what young people (aged 18-35) can do to be heard and to effect changes in the coming general...