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World Education

Unforgettable Lessons From the Science of Life

Madenjit Singh | Posted 05.24.2015 | Education
Madenjit Singh

In 1984, as a Malaysian school dropout, the fifth of twelve children, I was humiliated because I couldn't afford milk for my own two children. This caused a very strong sadness in my heart, but that year I learned about positive thinking and mind science.

Optimism in Yemen: Training Women to Enter the Working World

Nadia Abdelaziz Mahdi Alnoudah, | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Nadia Abdelaziz Mahdi Alnoudah,

Women possess incredible capabilities inside of them and have enough power to lead the world, to lead a professional team, to establish their private businesses and projects, and to obtain job opportunities.

Online Universities 2.0: Taking Education to the Next Level -- Worldwide

Dominik Knoll | Posted 05.12.2014 | College
Dominik Knoll

Learning is now like ordering food in a restaurant, one class at a time. By offering free online classes to anyone in the world, the virtual universities have managed to bring together the world-wide student community, under a single roof.

Impossible to I'M POSSIBLE: What Can Happen When Yemeni Women Work

Haifa Almaqtari | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Haifa Almaqtari

My name is Haifa Almaqtari and I am 26 years old. I was born in Hodeidah in Yemen, in a big family of nine members. In a city like Hodeidah, life is difficult.

A New Generation's Voice

Adam Braun | Posted 12.08.2013 | Impact
Adam Braun

We have all been so inspired by the incredible strength and courage of Malala, and I am confident that her voice will help impact many more children around the world. At only 16, she is an incredible example of how a generation empowered will empower the world.

Quantity Too Often Outweighs Quality in Africa's Education Push

Regina Agyare | Posted 10.27.2013 | Impact
Regina Agyare

The U.N. Millennium Development Goals have a strong focus on ensuring that by 2015, children everywhere will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.

Education for Children and Youth in Conflict

Cornelia Janke | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Cornelia Janke

Hundreds of thousands of children have already sacrificed their education to conflict. Maybe post conflict reconstruction is precisely the time for innovation and change in basic education. If not now, then when?

Ugandan School Found Using Bomb As Bell

Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

A bomb-awareness team was shocked to find that an elementary school in Uganda was using an unexploded bomb as a school bell when the team arrived to t...